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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: Multimedia

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MPlayer 1.0pre8 Released

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

After almost 14 months, the MPlayer developers put out a new release: 1.0pre8 (I doubt 1.0 will ever happen). The official announcement was made on the mailing list on Monday. The mailing list had implied a release was pending.
In the meantime, Fedora Core 4 came and went and Fedora fans are on FC5. The good […]

MPlayer Fedora Guide Updated

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

I updated my guide to compiling MPlayer on Fedora. Of course, this guide is no longer necessary to most people, since RPM’s are available, however seeing as the software is a bit complex I compile it to suit my own needs. I’ve received many emails from NON Fedora users who have found the guide useful. […]

Yahoo Launch on Firefox in Fedora

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

Fedora users can access full Launch.Yahoo music videos with Firefox. The basic trick is to use the GreaseMonkey Firefox Extension and making use of MPlayer and it’s browser plugin and encoder system.
Watching Streaming Music Videos
1. First make sure you have MPlayer installed in your Fedora and the mplayerplugin-in working correctly. You can check by going […]

Merry Christmas from Macromedia Flash

Sunday, December 25th, 2005

The most current version of Flash for Linux is version 7.0 while Windows users are already on 8.0. However Macromedia has officially stated that there will be an upcoming version 8.5 for Linux. However it will be shipped after the Windows version becomes available. Even though that post states that no 64bit version is being […]

MPlayer from CVS in FC4

Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

I’ve been following along with the improvements made by the MPlayer development team through their mailing list. When Fedora Core 4 came out there were some (I think many) issues with the choice to use GCC4 (the GNU Compiler). Many applications, such as MPlayer, were not yet supported. There were patches from other groups, but […]