Simple RealPlayer/Multimedia Solution

Ow Mun Heng ow.mun.heng at
Fri May 21 02:20:49 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-05-20 at 15:17, Jack Aboutboul wrote:
> Hello All,
> 	I'm glad to be writing this email.  It seems that many users'
> multimedia playback issues will be solved by this simple,
> straight-forward solution.  You can now download an alpha, albeit,
> pretty stable, version of RealPlayer.  All you need to do is go to
> and download the rpm
> linked to from the RealPlayer Alpha table.  You will want the Linux
> x86(Sun JDS, others) one.
> 	All you need to do is rpm -Uvh, and youll get a nice new RealPlayer
> which will even install mozilla plugins and a menu entry for you.  It
> even has a native gtk interface.  WOW!!
> 	It can play the following media formats. Real Audio/Video, Ogg Vorbis,
> Ogg Theora, MP3, SMIL, Flash, MPEG4, RTSP and more.  It also has support
> for Accelerated Video and Fullscreen playback.

If you already have mplayer, why would you want to install Realplayer?
It plays realplayer files just fine.

Heck, Mplayer will even play .bin files!!

> P.S. For all other media formats, just use mplayer and mozplugger and
> stop crying.

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