What version of Fedora am I running?

Discussion in 'Acer Aspire One' started by Habdab, Sep 6, 2008.

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    Habdab

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    Hi, total newbie.
    I just bought the 'Aspire one' and wish to play .AVI files. I was advised to download and install 'VLC media player'. I went to their page and saw a list of Operating Systems none of wich matched the OS shown on the Aspire one. I've sort of figured out that my OS ( Linpus Linux Lite v1.0.3.E ) is called Fedora but I have no idea which Fedora version it is. As the VLC player download files are OS sensitive, I need this information. Can anyone help please. The best help would be to tell me how/where I can find this information on the Aspire one myself, failing that, any help would be apreciated.
    Thanks in advance.
     
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    FedorA 8.
     
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    scottro

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    It comes with mplayer which should be able to play avi files. I've always found that mplayer works better than VLC.

    Were you unable to play the files with mplayer?
     
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    Hi
    if you go into "add/remove software" the package manager will load. Open a search using the tab on top of page searching "vlc" in there are several options one of which is "Mozilla-vlc 0.8.6.1i-1.lvn8.i386 Vlc media plugin player for mozilla..." click and apply. this will automatically install the vlc core and other bits and bobs. there ya go.
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    Darryl, Sep 6, 2008
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    The mplayer that comes with the One is a bit limited, so you need to upgrade it, follow the instructions in this post.
     
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    Thank you all for your help.
     
    Habdab, Sep 8, 2008
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