[Ubuntu-BD] Playing RMVB files

Hafiz Imtiaz eee.imtiaz at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 03:59:05 GMT 2009


Thanks for your replies...

I have installed "ffmpeg" plugin. But still they are not playing.
Anyway, in linux mint 6, rmvb files could be played out-of-the-box
with mplayer. I am trying to find out which plugin it uses. If I
can't, then I would go for real player itself.

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 1:34 AM, Omi Azad <me at omiazad.net> wrote:
> I agree with Shahriar. I assume you downloaded the videos looking at
> their small size. Real format is small and good, but I don't know why
> they don't make their decoder's source open. They are running an open
> source project but they are not opening the decoder.
>
> I knew about their spyware issue, but I'm using Real player on Linux
> without any issues.
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> Shahriar Tariq wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 11:04 PM, Hafiz Imtiaz<eee.imtiaz at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>
>>
>>> /quote
>>> I do not, by principle, install any software from real. They used to put
>>> spyware "features" in their windows versions, so I use realalternative.
>>>
>>> /quote
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> True.. but that's long time back (or is 2005 too far back?)..... I don't
>> know once a product was bad that does not necessarily means it's always
>> going to be bad... but hey... that just my thought.. after all you are the
>> one who is going to take risks....
>>
>>
>> If I were you, I would have converted all my non free formats to ogg (that's
>> what I am doing currently converting mp3 to ogg)
>>
>>
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