On 3/29/06, Oldman <talbotscott(a)cox.net> wrote:
On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 19:58 -0500, Nat Gross wrote:
> I have read and reread.... all kinds of info on mplayer codecs.
> Simple question(s).
> 1) WHERE do I install the codec(s)? Is it just a matter of a file copy?
> 2) WHICH codec do I need for wmv, avi, and mpeg files? (The mplayer
> site lists all kinds of details on so many codecs! But no info for a
> 3) Do I *need* to involve Firefox in the mix?
> This, on FC5 32-bit, 2ghz machine.
> Thanks in advance.
download either the all-codecs or the required-codecs packages from
mplayer-hq. Make the directory /usr/local/lib/win32 and using either
the tar command or the archive tool extract the files to that directory.
That should be all you need.
Scott, maybe that's all I need. But Jim's
'play by play' including
details on chmod is a winner! It's the little things that trap Linux