[MPlayer-users] Howdy Folks

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Sep 16 22:36:27 CEST 2003

On Monday, 15 September 2003, Jim Harrison wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> MPlayer was very hard to install. I don't think any layman on the street 
> is ever going to figure it out. I'm not totally stupid and I couldn't. 
> Well I'm just a windows baby but I still like Red Hat. Maybe with a 
> little education I will like it a lot more someday.

Hm. I always wonder, what's so hard about typing (as root):
rpm -ivh mplayer-common-0.91-2.i386.rpm mplayer-gui-0.91-2.i386.rpm
mplayer-0.91-2.i386.rpm mplayer-skin-default-1.0-2.noarch.rpm
and then (as user):
gmplayer (or clicking the menu icon)?


MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linux/pkgs/mplayer/
"The Universe doesn't give you any points for doing things that are easy."
        -- Sheridan to Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Geometry of Shadows"

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