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Old 06-06-2009, 06:36 AM   #1
dunstanmidlane
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Installing Mplayer on Yellow Dog 6.1


Hi there,

I have been battling to install Mplayer and VLC on Yellow Dog 6.1. I have gone through all the documentation I can understand and have done the "./configure" then the "make" for both and the "make install" for Mplayer. When I try and launch Mplayer, I get this:

[root@localhost mplayer]# mplayer
mplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libmad.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

And I have googled "libmad.so.0" and still cannot figure out how to get it installed and/or working on my system.

Any help would be great!

Thanks

Dunstan Midlane
 
Old 06-06-2009, 07:16 AM   #2
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You should install packets named libmad & libmad-devel
 
  


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