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Old 07-08-2009, 03:17 AM   #1
rathan
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problem installing vlc in fedora 11


Hi all,

I have problem in installing vlc in fedora 11



yum install vlc
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again

please do the needful

Regards

Last edited by rathan; 07-08-2009 at 03:18 AM.
 
Old 07-08-2009, 03:42 AM   #2
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Not sure what your problem is, but have you considered MPlayer as an alternative to VLC?

You can even download and install it manually if your yum / packagekit it broken (as it appears to be)...
 
Old 07-08-2009, 04:41 AM   #3
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The "Cannot retrieve repository metadata ..." message indicates that your yum configuration is not set up properly: yum can not find any valid repositories, so there is no location to download the application from. This is not specific to vlc - yum will not load any other software as well.

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Old 07-08-2009, 05:31 AM   #4
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The "Cannot retrieve repository metadata ..." message indicates that your yum configuration is not set up properly: yum can not find any valid repositories, so there is no location to download the application from. This is not specific to vlc - yum will not load any other software as well.
thanks for ur response

i installed yum
version:yum-3.2.0

but now it is showing like this

$ yum install vlc
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/yum", line 29, in <module>
yummain.main(sys.argv[1:])
File "yummain.py", line 82, in main
base.getOptionsConfig(args)
File "cli.py", line 146, in getOptionsConfig
errorlevel=opts.errorlevel)
TypeError: _getConfig() takes exactly 1 non-keyword argument (3 given)

please do the needful

Regards
 
Old 07-08-2009, 05:36 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by rylan76 View Post
Not sure what your problem is, but have you considered MPlayer as an alternative to VLC?

You can even download and install it manually if your yum / packagekit it broken (as it appears to be)...

thanks for ur response

if i try to install manually

after ./configure

if i try to make then it is showing like this

# make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.

please do the needful

Regards
 
Old 07-08-2009, 02:20 PM   #6
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configured in this context is NOT "./configure"

and by installing a version of yum that overwrite the ALREADY installed yum you might have KILLED it .

configuring yum means that you need to point it to the repo files in /ect/yum.repos.d/ folder
and those files NEED to point to a server
----- fedora.repo--------------
Code:
[fedora]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch
failovermethod=priority
#baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/os/
mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=1
metadata_expire=7d
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch

[fedora-debuginfo]
name=Fedora $releasever - $basearch - Debug
failovermethod=priority
#baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/$basearch/debug/
mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-debug-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=0
metadata_expire=7d
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch

[fedora-source]
name=Fedora $releasever - Source
failovermethod=priority
#baseurl=http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/$releasever/Everything/source/SRPMS/
mirrorlist=https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-source-$releasever&arch=$basearch
enabled=0
metadata_expire=7d
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=file:///etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-$basearch
 
Old 07-23-2009, 11:26 PM   #7
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vlc won't install for me either.

I too cannot install vlc.
Yum reports: "Missing Dependency: qt-x11(x86-64) >= 1:4.5.2 is needed by package vlc-1.0.0-1.fc11.x86_64 (rpmfusion-free-updates)"
I have qt-x11-4.5.1-13.fc11.x86_64
Any ideas?
 
Old 07-24-2009, 03:06 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by cafetono View Post
I too cannot install vlc.
Yum reports: "Missing Dependency: qt-x11(x86-64) >= 1:4.5.2 is needed by package vlc-1.0.0-1.fc11.x86_64 (rpmfusion-free-updates)"
I have qt-x11-4.5.1-13.fc11.x86_64
Any ideas?
That is our new problem is there any repo to update qt-x11 ???
 
  


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