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Re: How to play these files on Debian (Sarge)



On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 11:00:38AM -0500, Michael Marsh wrote:
> On 12/30/05, Marc Shapiro <mshapiro_42@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I'm being schizo and replying to myself, again.  Xine seems to actually
> > be doing the job, at least with the w32codec installed.  (I will try it
> > w/o the codec tomorrow.)  So far it is the only player that is playing a
> > .mov file.  How does it do on other file types (RealAudio, MPEG, mp3,
> > OGG, other Quicktime formats, etc)?  Any feedback from actual users
> > would be appreciated.  If Xine can do all the work, then I can get rid
> > of the others.  One media player for all formats would be my ideal, if
> > it can be done.
> 
> I use xine for pretty much everything (ogg vorbis being the major
> exception).  With the w32codecs and Real codecs installed, if xine
> can't handle it there's a good chance that it can't be done on Linux. 
> And it can do DVD navigation, which is something that I could never
> get working with mplayer.
> 
> --
> Michael A. Marsh
> http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/~mmarsh
> http://mamarsh.blogspot.com

Where do you get your w32codecs and Real codecs ?? - helix complains it
can't find the appropriate plugin and xine complains that it can't find
cook.6.so or some such.

Andy



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