mplayer command

How do I install libdvdcss2 which is part of the VideoLAN project to play DVDs under Debian Linux 6 (squeeze) operating system?

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How do I play files in random order using the mplayer command line player under Linux / Unix operating systems?

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How do I extract audio from video file such as .avi/.mpg/.flv in Linux and UNIX and convert it to .mp3 file?

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I‘m an extreme newbie to the Linux world, but any time I try to get play files according to a playlist file using mplayer command line it turns up this error:

$ mplayer playlist.m3u
MPlayer SVN-r1.0~rc3+svn20090426-4.4.3 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing playlist.m3u.
Cache fill: 0.00% (44 bytes)

Exiting… (End of file)

How do I fix this and play music without using GUI tools?

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How do I play a music cd using MPlayer command line in Linux?

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Q. How do I install Multimedia Codecs for Ubuntu Linux? Can you suggest Multimedia Player for Ubuntu Linux? A. The best way to install Multimedia Codecs under Ubuntu Linux is use Automatix2 software. Please see previous FAQ Howto: Install Mplayer under Ubuntu Linux Quick installation: Automatix2 Open terminal and type the following command: $ wget […]

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