Playing RealMedia file in Linux

If u are in Linux platform and would like to play .rm file, then RealPlayer will be the right choice. Follow the below steps to install RealPlayer 10.

1. Go to the shell konsole
2. Login as a root user by using “su” command (or else use sudo command if you dont know root user password).
3. wget url
4. chmod a+x RealPlayer10GOLD.bin
5. ./RealPlayer10GOLD.bin

Once the installation is done, when u execute the program, it will ask for License agreements and other stuffs for the first time. After successful execution u can use RealPlayer to play .rm, .ra, .rv, .rmvb files. Also it can be used to play .mp3, .3gpp files(mostly used in cellphone cameras) and the open source Audio format Ogg file.

RealPlayer 10 for Linux is FREE and if you like to view the official download site click here .

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3 thoughts on “Playing RealMedia file in Linux

  1. ReviewSaurus says:

    Hey that’s a nice tip, but can you tell use what will be the exact URL in the step 3?

  2. Hi ReviewSaurus,

    Thanks for ur comment.

    I’ve just updated the url. If it still doesnt work 😉 check out the link below
    http://www.real.com/realcom/R?href=http%3A%2F%2Fforms%2Ereal%2Ecom%2Freal%2Fplayer%2Fdownload%2Ehtml%3Ff%3Dunix%2FRealPlayer10GOLD%2Ebin

    BTW Im a regular reader of ur site 🙂

    Thanks,
    Naveen. V

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