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I have been trying to install xine for 2 hours now and its driving me crazy
why the he** are there so many dependency issues. First i tried the rpms and went step by step through the instruction on the install page then that didnt work so i tried the console install and that failed miserably even though i went step by step through the instructions. AAAAHAAHAHHAAHAHAAAHAH im going crazy
Besides the above, have you considered a different distro? You seem to be having a good time with RH, but I'm thinking maybe you should look at one of the distros that have things like apt by default:
Arch (apt-like pacman)
Just an idea, I've noticed a fair amount of questions revolving around dependencies.
oh I was where you are. Installed about 8 rpm's so I could install xine, then tried the xine rpm and found 2 more dependencies, those of which required about 4 under each and it just went on. i just gave up.
Distribution: RedHat 8 or 9 (shrike)- Fedora Core 1,2
Summary: Graphical package management program using apt.
Synaptic (previously known as raptor) is a graphical package management
program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line
utility with a GUI front-end based on Gtk+
Maybe theres something wrong with me or my system cuz when i tried to install the apt it did nothing when i clicked on it and just hangs at the console when i type " rpm -ivh apt-0.5.5cnc6-fr1.i386.rpm "
It just sits and the cursor blinks and i have no more console control.
anything i type dosnt work.