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Old 09-04-2003, 03:26 PM   #1
Harp00
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Impossible to download Mplayer


If i type Mplayer download in any searching engine they let me connect only to the official site, but it is unchargiable.
Any link or solutions?
I already have mplayer 0.91 rpm, but i van not unpack it. I used rpm -i ... but it does not work.
Thank you.
 
Old 09-04-2003, 03:35 PM   #2
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when you say rpm -i does not work, what exactly happens? Any error messages? If so post them here.
You have to be root to be able to install an rpm.
 
Old 09-04-2003, 03:37 PM   #3
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Try downloading and installing using apt-get/synaptic, it's just that simple and the forum is full of questions about installing mplayer thru apt-get
 
Old 09-05-2003, 09:02 AM   #4
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Hi, thank you for your help. This is the error message when i type rpm -i mplayer-0.91-0.fdr.2.rh90.93.src.rpm:

warning: mplayer-0.91-0.fdr.2.rh90.93.src.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 8df56d05
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: user temp1 does not exist - using root
warning: group temp1 does not exist - using root

I saw you use Slackware 9.1.
I too, but i can not load it.
Do you know what should i insert in grub.conf file?
I installed Slackware without using his lilo because i was sure Red Hat had recognized it. But it hadn't! So grub treat Slackware as Windows.

Thank you.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 09:14 AM   #5
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Don't use 3rd party RPM's, get the real version sfrom http://mplayerhq.hu, and i'd strongly advise compiling from source.
 
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you're trying to install a src.rpm which will install the source code and not the player. If you install src.rpm you will still have to compile it yourself. The warnings are just that - I think they are not too problematic. Get the thing with the ending .rpm but not with .src.rpm.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 09:51 AM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
Don't use 3rd party RPM's, get the real version sfrom http://mplayerhq.hu, and i'd strongly advise compiling from source.
has anyone been able to get into this site over the last two days? maybe it is just the firewall here at work
 
Old 09-05-2003, 09:56 AM   #8
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the site is fine, just running a software patent protest page if you read it.
 
Old 09-05-2003, 11:34 AM   #9
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I can not enter the site too!
And it is since more than two days!
Sometimes i would like to give all up!
To much problems for a newbye to do anything, altough a lot of nice persons try to give an help.
I don't know why Red Hat does not give a media player with his three CDs!!
By the way, Thank you.
See you in other posts.

P.S. If anybody can help me with grub....
 
Old 09-05-2003, 07:01 PM   #10
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I get an Http 404 Error
 
Old 09-05-2003, 07:29 PM   #11
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http://psyche.freshrpms.net/
 
Old 09-06-2003, 02:27 AM   #12
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For Slack users, Mplayer can be found at: www.linuxpackages.net -- J.W.
 
Old 09-06-2003, 02:32 AM   #13
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this is why i switched to Gentoo linux, "emerge mplayer" is nice .... but it was no fun to install and finaly get working :P
 
Old 09-06-2003, 03:44 AM   #14
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Quote:
Originally posted by Jongi
I get an Http 404 Error
Like i said, if you actually READ the page.....
 
Old 09-06-2003, 04:27 AM   #15
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Like i said, if you actually READ the page.....
These things are highly annoying, one bit says the sits closed, but if you read the text carefully it's open - fair enough the protest against software patents, but contridicting yourself ain't the way to go about it.

The sites homepage is http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/news.html
 
  


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