[CentOS] centos 5.5 x86_64 - mplayer install problems

Thu Dec 16 16:53:01 UTC 2010
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Thu, 16 Dec 2010, Nicolas Thierry-Mieg wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] centos 5.5 x86_64 - mplayer install problems
> Johan Scheepers wrote:
>> good day,
>> I have tried to install mplayer according to instructions from the
>> following sites..:
>> http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories/RPMForge
>> http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/MultimediaOnCentOS
>> Then last..:
>> [root at johan ~]# yum install libdvdcss libdvdread libdvdplay libdvdnav
>> lsdvd mplayerplug-in mplayer mplayer-gui compat-libstdc++-33
>> flash-plugin gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly
>> gstreamer-ffmpeg libquicktime
> yum resolves deps for you. If you want to install mplayer just try:
> yum install mplayer-gui

I find smplayer is more stable than the mplayer-gui, which 
is a little bit odd, as it's a third party app, whereas 
mplayer-gui is from the developers of mplayer itself.

Kind Regards,


In theory, theory and practice are the same;
in practice they are not.

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