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Jan 01
2010

CentOS Multimedia Flash MPlayer installation steps

Last updated: January 1st, 2010

One of the clean and easy installation steps can be found at http://www.sklav.com/?q=node/2

I have added this in the blog to help a newbie land in a page that is easy to follow. The steps cover

i) Adding rpmforge
ii) Adding adobe repo
iii) Installation command to install libraries, flash plugin and other streaming medias
iv) MPlayer codec installation

Feb 08
2009

Mplayer: Codec for audio format 0x162

Last updated: February 8th, 2009

What is CODEC and how does it work?

CoDec stands for Compressor/Decompressor which is related to media files and which enables them play videos & audios.

Size of the video or audio content would be very large without these codecs and it is for this very reason we use codecs to compress these media files to help enable transmission. When these files are played, they are then decompressed by these codec programs. (more…)

Jan 25
2009

Linux: How to play .avi files on CentOS?

Last updated: January 26th, 2009

Easy steps to play.avi file in a Linux box

Searching on google I came across this link initially but didn’t understand what it really did and so skipped the link. It was after searching for various other .avi files I came across this link again which made the mplayer installation an easier task. (more…)


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