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Old 03-03-2009, 12:24 PM   #16
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i got the following output for the command u suggested to me

root@localhost~]lspci |grep -i modem
01:06.0 modem Motorola SM56 Data Fax modem(rev 04)

if it is a windows modem what should i do ?
can u give me more clarification about building "slmodem " software.

Waiting for ur reply.
Old 04-02-2009, 09:21 AM   #17
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livna repository


I'm using fedora 8.
Can you tell me how to install vlc player.
I enabled livna repository using the following steps :
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/*
rpm -ivh
rpm --import /etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-livna

After that i run the command yum install vlc
But i cant complete the installation process ,in fact i get the following

yum install vlc
livna 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB 00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 4.3 kB 00:01
fedora 100% |=========================| 2.1 kB 00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 4.9 MB 00:00
updates-newkey 100% |=========================| 2.3 kB 00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 3.7 MB 03:11
updates 100% |=========================| 2.6 kB 00:00
primary.sqlite.bz2 100% |=========================| 2.2 kB 00:00
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package vlc available.
Nothing to do
[root@localhost ~]#

Please advise how get this resolved.
Old 04-02-2009, 10:51 AM   #18
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I want to make this clear:
1. You want to install plugins from RPM use rpm -ivh your-rpm-name.rpm (no need to configure any binary packages)

2. You want to check your modem whether supported or not. Check this

3. You want to install any packages from livna or any Fedora 8 repos. You can't since Fedora 8 is no longer supported.

As alternative for #3 you can install from sources.

Last edited by hurry_hui; 04-02-2009 at 10:55 AM.
Old 04-02-2009, 05:00 PM   #19
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linson_85 fedora 8 is no longer supported and is past it's End Of Life
see the fedora how to's
some of the links and doc's for fedora 8 no longer work and some of the software repos no longer work or have moved
for vlc
ps . the Livna repo has moved to rpmfusion you will need to install that instead
except for ONE rpm only "libdvdccs " this one is in livna

please install fedora 10


cant, videos

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