I would recommend starting with getting a more recent version of Player.
1.6.5 is very old now. Since you're using Ubuntu 7.10, you can install
Player using synaptic. Search for robot-player.
> I'm trying to install player 1.6.5.It works but I'm not able to intstall
> I'm using ubuntu 7.10 gcc-3.34 g++-3.34 compiler.I read te previous post,
> libgtk2-dev semme s to be installed.
> What can I do?