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i installed redhat 9.0 yesterday and i have tried to play mp3s on it, but it doesn´ t work! i rush past from the beginning to the end!! (hope u know what i mean ) i think i need some codes ... but i don´ t know to install them and in which directory! hope u can help me!! see ya matze
Sorry mate, that appears to not have translated well? The only thing I can really make out is 'hi' and the command, so I'm guessing you want to know what that command does?
rpm -Uvh is the command to Upgrade or Install a package from the command line. You have to have the package in the directory where you are typing that command at, and to list files in any given directory, the command is:
ls (that is LS lowercase )
You will probably wanna take a look at this (though it's written in English): http://www.linux.org/lessons/beginner/index.html
Also take a look at a few of the links in my sig (the thing below my posts) they will help you learn how to use linux a little bit better.
When I realized that XMMS didn't run mp3 I downloaded the latest version of xmms from www.xmms.org(don't ask why!)
After a while I downloaded a rpm called xmms-mpg123-1.2.7-21.i386.rpm, but i noticed that this was older than my version of XMMS(1.2.8)
I ran the application, and it was installed. But, I still have the same problem as the guy above(even after the successful installation).
So, In the terminal window I wrote(as above):
$ rpm -Uvh xmms-mpg123-1.2.7-21.i386.rpm
Then this message came:
error: cannot get exclusive lock on /var/lib/rpm/Packages
error: cannot open Packages index using db3 - Operation not permitted (1)
error: cannot open Packages database in /var/lib/rpm
Thanks, the rpm worked for me as well. I finally got to listen to my mp3 colection. With more than 7000 titles, it would it be stupid to try turn them all over in ogg (plus, as someone before me said... what about the new ones?). After many many hours off hard work and reading i managed to succesfully compile my kernel and iclude sound and after that to finally listen some music. If tommorow i manage to have my linux play some movies...then... a 60 GB partition goes to Linux.