Read Player is one of most popular player for running Audio/Video files in Linux system. This how to guide will help you to install Real Player 11 on CentOS, RHEL, Fedora, Ubuntu and Debian Systems.

Step 1: Install Required Packages

First make sure you have properly installed required packages to install Real Player.

CentOS, RHEL, Fedora Users:

# yum install redhat-lsb redhat-lsb-core redhat-lsb-desktop

Step 2: Download Real Player

Use the following command to download Real Player 11 on your Linux systems, or click here to find latest version.

CentOS, RHEL, Fedora Users:

# wget http://client-software.real.com/free/unix/RealPlayer11GOLD.rpm

Ubuntu Users:

# wget http://client-software.real.com/free/unix/RealPlayer11GOLD.deb

Step 3: Install Real Player

Use the following command to instal Real Player 11 using downloaded package.

CentOS, RHEL, Fedora Users:

# rpm -ivh RealPlayer11GOLD.rpm

Ubuntu Users:

# dpkg -i RealPlayer11GOLD.deb

Step 4: Start Real Player

To start Real player in linux, run following command from terminal or you can use GUI menu.

# realplay

Complete the wizzard on first time opening Real Player.

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Congratulation’s You have successfully installed Real Player on your Linux System. Read our next article to Install VLC Player on Linux Systems.