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Re: mplayer

brouwers roland lx <roland cat be> writes:

> Hello,
> On a RH Fedora3: I installed MPlayer and I can open wmv files while
> clicking on the right mouse button.  A click directly opens a message
> window saying
> "The filename "ZLATAN2.wmv" indicates that this file is of type
> "Microsoft WMV video".  The contents of the file indicate that the
> file is of type "Microsoft ASF video". If you open this file, the file
> might present a security risk to your system.  Do not open the file
> unless you created the file yourself, or received the file from a
> trusted source. To open the file, rename the file to the correct
> extension for "Microsoft ASF video", then open the file
> normally. Alternatively, use the Open With menu to choose a specific
> application for the file."
> I did the same installation on a CENTOS installation and there it
> works.
> What is the difference?
> Roland Brouwers C.A.T. bvba Antwerp-Belgium roland cat be

If you look at the head of ZLATAN2.wmv (open with a text editor), you
may find something about the filetype. Some mimetypes are defined as
what is indicated in the first few lines of the file instead of its


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