Playing rmvb files in Linux

If you want to play rmvb files in GNU/Linux then follow the steps given below

If you do not have mplayer install it by

sudo apt-get install mplayer

1.Download the binary codecs from the mplayer site based on your platform

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/dload.html

2.Extract the tar file (essential-20071007.tar.bz2)

3.Copy the contents of the folder essential-20071007.tar.bz2 to /usr/lib/codecs

4.Open Mplayer -> Preferences -> Codecs -> and set

Video Codec : Real Video Decoder

Audio Codec: FFmpeg/libavcodec audio decoders

NOTE: One requirement for this is to install libstdc++5

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