On 3/29/06, Nat Gross <nat101l(a)gmail.com> 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.
For the good or....
This is what I did:
1. rm /usr/lib/win32/*
2. rm /usr/local/lib/codecs/
3. yum remove mplayer
4. freshrpms.repo, enable=0
5. installed the new fc5 livna enablling rpm.
6. yum install mplayer mplayer-gui mplayer-skins mplayerplug-in
Now, # rpm -qa | grep mplayer
However, now it wants me to pass it parameters, if I type
#mplayer, I get:
MPlayer 1.0pre7try2-rpm.livna.org-4.1.0 (C) 2000-2005 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel Pentium 4/Xeon/Celeron Foster (Family: 8, Stepping: 4)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Usage: mplayer [options] [url|path/]filename
Basic options: (complete list in the man page)
-vo <drv[:dev]> select video output driver & device ('-vo help' for
-ao <drv[:dev]> select audio output driver & device ('-ao help' for
vcd://<trackno> play (S)VCD (Super Video CD) track (raw device, no
dvd://<titleno> play DVD title from device instead of plain file
-alang/-slang select DVD audio/subtitle language (by 2-char country
-ss <timepos> seek to given (seconds or hh:mm:ss) position
-nosound do not play sound
-fs fullscreen playback (or -vm, -zoom, details in the man
-x <x> -y <y> set display resolution (for use with -vm or -zoom)
-sub <file> specify subtitle file to use (also see -subfps,
-playlist <file> specify playlist file
-vid x -aid y select video (x) and audio (y) stream to play
-fps x -srate y change video (x fps) and audio (y Hz) rate
-pp <quality> enable postprocessing filter (details in the man page)
-framedrop enable frame dropping (for slow machines)
First off, I do not know what options to use.
Secondly, for each movie type I will have to use diferent parameters?
Third, its not part of the gui any longer; can't right-click and
choose 'play in mplayer'.
Fourth, What about Firefox?
Thank you all, and please help me thru here.
the only parameter you have to give is the filename of the movie you wanna
watch: mplayer moviename.mpg -> thats all....
why not using mplayer in the gui? you can open it should be soemewhere in
the multimedia section of gnome...it doesnt seem that you installed the
gui... yum -y install mplayer-gui, this should make it available in gnome