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    Getting Multimedia to work


    so yes i desided to come out of the attic. the only issue right now for me is well havent been in the attic long, i got a new computer form a buddy cause my old one died while i was playing wow. the kicker for me is that he said i could have it for free i just need to learn how to use linex. so i was like what the heck ill dive into this face first and see how it works. so yea im new to everything here and will be asking a lot of questions. So my frist goal is this, were to i go to get my meda player to work?

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    Hi V2Linux do you know what distro you are running? Any issues may be specific to the distro. Alternatively, you can install VLC which handles most formats; how you do that is also pretty specific to the distro or at least the family.
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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    Hi V2Linux do you know what distro you are running? Any issues may be specific to the distro. Alternatively, you can install VLC which handles most formats; how you do that is also pretty specific to the distro or at least the family.
    Well wish i new what "distro" means when i say im new its like i was dropped in the middle of the ocen of linux with no life jacket. all i know is its sicentific 6 of linux installed and its a red hat program i think. but it was alreay installed and running on here i have baisc internet and web browsing and right now im trying to fig out how to resize a remotedesktop for my wife who works from home and its trying to resize a window that is giveing us access to windowsserver 2008 R2. so im flying by the seat of my pants and crashing fast hopefully i can get with my buddy and have him teach me some more stuff. He had wife aggro last night cause he came over (right after work) and helped me get this rdesktop thing to start.

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    I'd recommend VLC, too, it is awesome.

    It is part of the ATrpms software repository. You'll have to configure access to it on your computer, but that's not too hard.

    First install the GPG signing key:

    Then go here and grab the right atrpms-repo file, based upon your architecture (x86 vs x86_64):

    ATrpms - by Distribution > Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 > atrpms-repo

    Download the right one and install it:
    Code:
    wget http://dl.atrpms.net/all/atrpms-repo-6-5.el6.x86_64.rpm
    yum install atrpms-repo-6-5.el6.x86_64.rpm
    btw, you can tell your arch with this command:

    Code:
    arch
    once you install that atrpms-repo package, you are good to go. see if you see the new repo with:

    Code:
    yum repolist
    you should see atrpms in the list. then install vlc:

    Code:
    yum install vlc

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