how to get the video Re: Sean interview

Alexander McLeay alexander at
Tue Jan 23 09:49:05 CET 2007

Thanks for everyone's help!

On 1/23/07, Simon <simon80 at> wrote:
> On 1/22/07, Richard Bennett <richard.bennett at> wrote:
> > And in case you're wondering what to use to play a .flv, vlc dvd player will
> > do that.

Unfortunately, I've never got VLC to work... But MPlayer plays it
(and, it seems, many but not all other FLV files)...

> > I got it like this:
> > urpmi libdvdcss2 libdvdplay0 wxvlc vlc-plugin-a52 vlc-plugin-ogg
> > vlc-plugin-mad
> If you get ffmpeg2theora (or just ffmpeg), you can transcode them to
> something more usable.

And that makes the other ones work fine in MPlayer too! Thanks again!

Good interview :)


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