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Playing DAT files in Linux
If anyone can help me out, that will be great for me.
I've found mplayer will play pretty much anything you can throw at it, did you download the codec pack for it? you can get that here;
Select "all codecs for Linux x86 (Win32 .dll and Linux .so)" and put them in the proper directory, that's usually /usr/local/lib/codecs, although I prefer to use /usr/local/lib/mplayer/codecs and then specify the directory when compiling with 'configure --with-codecsdir=/usr/local/lib/mplayer/codecs'.
That's also another thing, compile mplayer from source, it's good practice to do so, and make sure you have the codecs before you compile it.