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I have got Real Player 10 as well as MPlayer both in the linux version, but am unable to play DAT files in any of them. Does Linux support DAT ...
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- 07-20-2005 #1
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- Jul 2005
Playing DAT files in Linux
If anyone can help me out, that will be great for me.
- 07-20-2005 #2
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.