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Old 04-08-2006, 02:21 PM   #1
sulinux
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need help in installing Mplayer in fc4


im usin fc4....my first try in linux world........ have been tryin to install Mplayer to play my mp3's ... getin confused with the rpm's
.. donno which one to install..
cud anyone tel me the procedure to install an rpm of mplayer without much installation procedures...
is there any such rpm where i cud juz type" rpm -ihv mplayer........rpm" this commandd ALONE
ALONE or like executing an exe file in windows(just by double-clicking).... to get the mplayr installed..
 
Old 04-08-2006, 05:10 PM   #2
fraz
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if you have yum and have set up the repos properly with root privileges type
Code:
yum install mplayer
yum will sort out dependencies for you.
are you sure mplayer isn't on your system anyway? it comes with the distro
also in general for rpm packages the name of the rpm is of the form
name-version-distro-architechture.
 
  


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