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Old 08-19-2009, 01:41 PM   #1
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very new user of linux,please help me!!!!


hii all,
i am using fedora 10
i am very new for linux and unable to listen songs and watch videos,
so please tell me how to do the same.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 01:47 PM   #2
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You will need to add additional rpm repositories to your yum configuration.

The tool I use for music is xmms. I got it from http://free.rpmfusion.org/
Just get the yum rpm from the site and type (as root)
Code:
yum install xmms.i386 xmms-mp3.i386
For videos I use vlc (also from rpmfusion)
Code:
yum install vlc
 
Old 08-19-2009, 01:54 PM   #3
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problem

sir,the link http://free.rpmfusion.org/ is not opening.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 01:56 PM   #4
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try the above commands given by wolfperkins..
 
Old 08-19-2009, 01:57 PM   #5
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sir,the link http://free.rpmfusion.org/ is not opening.and

when i typed the command yum install vlc it responded like this
"Another app is currently holding the yum lock; waiting for it to exit...
The other application is: PackageKit
Memory : 91 M RSS (102 MB VSZ)
Started: Wed Aug 19 22:15:23 2009 - 1:11:10 ago
State : Sleeping, pid: 2861
"

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Old 08-19-2009, 01:58 PM   #6
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what to do sir please help me.................
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:01 PM   #7
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i think some package manager is running.. close the pakage manager and then try the commands again.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:03 PM   #8
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Come on, he told you what you're looking for and if you can get here, you have Google. Search for RPM Fusion and get what's there. Post again if you have trouble with that, but the instructions are pretty straightforward. Don't be helpless.

Once you have RPM Fusion, you may still run into that yum problem. Try giving it a minute for the other process to finish.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:12 PM   #9
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he could also run 'killall -9 packagegit' and then run the yum commands?
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:12 PM   #10
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from http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration:
Code:
su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release.rpm'
su -c 'yum install mplayer vlc libdvdread libdvdnav libdvdcss xine xine-ui xine-lib'
then you can use mplayer/ xine/ vlc, ... to play most media formats

Last edited by schneidz; 08-19-2009 at 02:24 PM.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:19 PM   #11
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Ehh, don't start with -9, especially not with yum and yum-related programs. That's a great way to start leaving half-files all over your system. OP: don't run kill without reading the manpage thoroughly!
 
Old 08-19-2009, 02:39 PM   #12
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i have installed rpm fusion now it is showing an dialog box "waiting for other tasks"written over it and some processing is going on from last 5-6 mins.
 
Old 08-19-2009, 05:41 PM   #13
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Try rebooting the computer
 
Old 08-19-2009, 06:20 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by karamarisan View Post
Come on, he told you what you're looking for and if you can get here, you have Google. Search for RPM Fusion and get what's there. Post again if you have trouble with that, but the instructions are pretty straightforward. Don't be helpless.

Once you have RPM Fusion, you may still run into that yum problem. Try giving it a minute for the other process to finish.
Trust a yank to get agro on here!!

He/She is a new user and prob just migrated to a new OS. Cut'em some slack!
 
  


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