Re: Mplayer help
On 2 Sep 2002, Neal Lippman wrote:
> Looking for some help. I've installed mplayer from the .debs available
> 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?
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.