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Old 11-15-2009, 04:27 AM   #1
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Question Can't play multimedia Cds on my linux system


I'm unable to play any video or audio cds on my mandriva one 2010.
 
Old 11-15-2009, 06:37 AM   #2
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Do you have any player installed? Try using VLC. It should work.
 
Old 11-15-2009, 09:25 AM   #3
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it asks to be installed using easy urpmi but i don't know how to do this
 
Old 11-15-2009, 09:31 AM   #4
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Did you check with the package manager and the Mandriva repositories? (I found vlc for my system.)
 
Old 11-15-2009, 09:43 AM   #5
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I imagine that in the terminal (or console) you could simply enter the command urpmi vlc and install it. Even easier, though, would be to use the graphical user interface Drakrpm (aka rpmdrake, or aka Install & Remove Software). For this gui application, hit the Star menu, and then select Install & Remove Software.

See http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Drakrpm for more information on using Install & Remove Software.

See http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Urpmi for more information on urpmi.
 
Old 11-15-2009, 12:01 PM   #6
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i can't even get the medias.it displays this warning when i click on th update button
"no active medium found.you must enable some media to be able to update them"
When i try to add a specific media mirror it gives this error


"There was an error downloading the mirror list:

retrival of[/var/cache/urpmi/basic.2010.0.i586.list?product=One]failed


the network, or the mandriva website,may be unavailable.please try again later."
 
Old 11-15-2009, 12:12 PM   #7
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Perhaps http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ can help you get the active media.
 
Old 11-15-2009, 04:52 PM   #8
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Mandriva :

Add / Remove Software >> Menu : Settings → Media Manager

.. and click "Add" and check that :
Main, Main updates, Contrib, Non-free, Non-free Updates
.. are ticked. ( Untick one and tick it again.) Click OK.
Now the "urpmi database" should update the repo informations.
.....
 
Old 11-16-2009, 07:18 AM   #9
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i only get the option to add a specific mirror or a custom mirror with add word
 
Old 11-16-2009, 07:58 PM   #10
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# urpmi.update -a

http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Tools/urpmi#urpmi.update
 
Old 12-18-2009, 05:45 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by mark_alfred View Post
Perhaps http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ can help you get the active media.
Mark, thanks for the tip, that got me one repository that then populated the rest of them! Thanks for solving my issue!

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