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micha
20th May 2004, 11:56 PM
http://fedorafaq.org
http://fedoranews.org
http://home.gagme.com/greg/linux/fc2-tips.php
http://ghaefb.fedorausers.org/howto.html
http://fedoraguide.org/fc2/fc2beginnersguide.html

fedora_sachinvk
21st May 2004, 12:12 AM
Excellent may thanks for sharing.

gotmonkey
21st May 2004, 01:57 AM
Originally posted by micha
http://home.gagme.com/greg/linux/fc2-tips.php

Thanks for the link micha. With it, I was able to gain mp3 access for xmms and dvd playback with ogle.

I wasn't able to get mplayer installed and working. I will wait for stable version of totem, realplayer and vlc.

have you tried the linux ntsf package?

ilja
21st May 2004, 01:09 PM
Thanks micha.

cathal
21st May 2004, 02:05 PM
good mini tutorial...

ghaefb
21st May 2004, 02:07 PM
@gotmonkey

I wrote howto on mplayer install/configure -> check out (http://ghaefb.fedorausers.org/howto.html)
Hope it helps...

micha
21st May 2004, 03:14 PM
Originally posted by gotmonkey
I wasn't able to get mplayer installed and working. I will wait for stable version of totem, realplayer and vlc. I compiled mplayer from the sources, and it works great...

Ug
21st May 2004, 03:43 PM
You have checked out the Fedora FAQ haven't you?

micha
21st May 2004, 05:03 PM
Yep. For those who don't know it, here is the link:
http://www.fedorafaq.org

gotmonkey
21st May 2004, 05:47 PM
Originally posted by ghaefb
@gotmonkey

I wrote howto on mplayer install/configure -> check out (http://ghaefb.fedorausers.org/howto.html)
Hope it helps...

Does compiling from source resolve the need of the dependencies in rpms?

If so, I will give it a run when I get home from work

ghaefb
21st May 2004, 06:06 PM
Yes. I have Development Tools, X Software development and Gnome Software Development packages checked(installed).
And I had no problems compiling source.

gotmonkey
21st May 2004, 09:15 PM
I am glad that I installed those at installation.

The guide worked! Thanks. The install went good, directions were easy to follow. I was able to run xvid avi's and mpegs.

I wasn't able to get a dvd to play in it though. Is there something that I need to configure?

How can I create a start menu link to run the program?

micha
21st May 2004, 09:17 PM
I've added more links in the first post...

gotmonkey
21st May 2004, 09:31 PM
Here is what returned from running $gmplayer

MPlayer 1.0pre4-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2004 MPlayer Team

CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon MP/XP/XP-M Barton 1838 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 0)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 1 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx SSE

Reading config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf: No such file or directory
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/config
[cfg] read config file: /root/.mplayer/gui.conf
Reading config file /root/.mplayer/gui.conf: No such file or directory
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 24 and 32 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Reading /root/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/root/.mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Using built-in default codecs.conf.
font: can't open file: /root/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Using Linux hardware RTC timing (1024Hz).
Can't open input config file /root/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf: No such file or directory
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config
SKIN dir 1: '/root/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/local/share/mplayer/Skin'
New_Face failed. Maybe the font path is wrong.
Please supply the text font file (~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf).
subtitle font: load_sub_face failed.

micha
21st May 2004, 09:38 PM
Did you add some fonts, and a skin called default ?
Anyway, use the Mplayer package from FreshRpms, It should work better.

gotmonkey
21st May 2004, 10:27 PM
Do I need to uninstall the version that I installed?

micha
21st May 2004, 10:39 PM
I did, and I guess you should.

usopso
22nd May 2004, 12:04 AM
nice sites thanks!

ghaefb
22nd May 2004, 01:30 PM
@gotmonkey

Preferences -> Misc -> DVD Device
Check if you have correct dvd device path

gotmonkey
22nd May 2004, 04:21 PM
I couldn't get the freshRpms package to connect. I ended up redownloading the latest source for mplayer and re-compiled it. Everything seems to be working good.


thanks for the help

micha
12th June 2004, 09:48 AM
I've updated the first post and added a link to Chua Wen Kiat's Fedora Core 2 Guide for Newbies (http://www.kitech.com.my/fedoraguide/) (thanks to Fedora News Update #13).

--Micha