Subject: Re: RealVideo player
To: Oleg Polyanski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Bair <email@example.com>
Date: 06/29/1999 07:54:01
Where can you get the Linux version of G2?
Their page only lets you download 5.0.
Oleg Polyanski wrote:
> >>>>> "LS" == Laine Stump writes:
> LS> Does anyone know if Real Networks plans to release a G2 player for Linux?
> LS> Or have they decided to drop support for everything but Mac and Windows?
> real networks already released linux version of g2 player. this
> player works MUCH better than rvplayer 5.0. i recommend you forget
> about the old one.
> installation is very simple (i even installed it from rpm packege, it
> installed into `/usr/bin' but i decided to forget about that
> crime. may be i will try to reinstall with relocated root directory):
> - install linux emulation package or setup your existing linux
> installation (for example, i just mounted linux partition over
> - start realplayer.
> p.s. "much better" means that it requires much less cpu resources and
> (finally) writes to `/dev/dsp' with chunks larger than one byte. i have two
> seti@home clients working in background (load average is about 3 on my
> p2-350) and they don't affect on real video playing (300 kbps).