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Hello, I'm sort of new to linux and I have a workstation running Fedora core 3. I downloaded and installed Mplayer, ( I think ) and I can't get it ...
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    how do I get Mplayer to work?


    Hello, I'm sort of new to linux and I have a workstation running Fedora core 3. I downloaded and installed Mplayer, ( I think ) and I can't get it to work. I tried installing it again and it said it is allready installed. I see the executable in the bin folder but I don't know what to do with it. Can anyone please help me?

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    type mplayer from a terminal. it will present you with a help screen. if you have the gui installed for mplayer as well, you can just type gmplayer.

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    if you use a file manager like konqueror, you can assign mplayer as the default application to open a video file when you execute it

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    ** topic moved to multimedia/entertainment section.

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    Thanks for the help guys. Now how do I install the GUI Mplayer?

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    to see if you have the gui installed, type:
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    gmplayer
    if not, then you'll want to reinstall mplayer, except when you run ./configure, run it like this:
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    ./configure --enable-gui

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