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Re: Mplayer help

On 2 Sep 2002, Neal Lippman wrote:

> Looking for some help. I've installed mplayer from the .debs available
> at
> 	deb http://mplayer.nmeos.net stable/
> 	deb http://marillat.free.fr/ stable main
> and it seems to work ok (a few errors on startup about missing fonts and all, but I can live with that for now).
> I would like to be able to view realmedia files via mplayer as well. I obtained the RealVideo for Linux from
> RealMedia, and tried installed the libraries that came with it.
> I copied all the library files in the "Codecs" directory from the RealVideo install into /usr/local/lib, added /usr/local/lib to
> /etc/ld.so.conf, and ran ldconfig.
> However, mplayer still cannot play realvideo files.
> Does anyone know if there is something else I need to install/configure for this to work? Is the version available from
> the above source NOT compiled to support realmedia files, and so I should uninstall and compile one for myself?
> N
does mplayer support realmedia? if that is the case you have probably to
compile it from source and configure it in the right way. so yes, give
compiling a try.

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