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Old 12-16-2007, 01:57 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Lenard View Post
Forget about the redhat-yumconf-4-4.7.el4.nosrc.rpm it is not needed.

You do want to edit the CentOS-Base.repo file, I will give you one example this applies to the rest of the repos within the file;

Current:
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=$releasever&arch=$basearch&repo=os
Change to:
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=$basearch&repo=os
Thanks. I did what you suggested. Seeems yum started to function.
It does "yum search". Could you suggest some regorouse test for yum ?
To check if it works properly or not ?

Thank you again,
John
 
Old 12-17-2007, 04:54 AM   #17
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yum check-update
 
Old 12-20-2007, 09:25 AM   #18
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Review the How-to once more, they have a list of the packages needed for a sucessful yum installation.




As for installing mplayer using rpm, start with the list I posted in an earlier reply. Download the packages from Dag's site into a common location along with the mplayer-codecs from pbone. Install them all at once;

rpm -Uvh *.rpm

For any missing dependencies get them from Dag's (rpmforge) site and place them in the same location as the rest. You will want the one's with .el4 and/or rf in the filename. Repeat this process until you have all required packages.


I installed mplayer:

# rpm -qa 'mplayer*' | sort
mplayer-1.0-0.37.rc1try2.el4.rf
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf
mplayerplug-in-3.50-1.el4.rf
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf


The internet video still does not work


The video on cnn site is totally disfunctional, for example

http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/...im.reunion.wwl


The video from google/yahoo/youtube does play but there is no sound.

Examples

http://video.google.com/?hl=en&tab=wv
http://youtube.com/watch?v=E0SQusLdlpE&feature=bz301
http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/...n&fr=yfp-t-501

I would reaaly appreciate your help.

Thanks,

John
 
Old 12-22-2007, 03:44 PM   #19
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Sorry for getting back so late, but it is that end of the year time (no not Christmas, but this is nice too!) and have been busy. This sorta slip past my radar.

I check all four sites you gave links to, all run with sound on my system just fine. Does not matter if the browser is firefox (2.0.0.11), Opera (9.25) or seamonkey (1.1.7) 32-bit or 64-bit.

It is perfectly acceptable (and many actually prefer to) to run the 32-bit versions of the browsers in the 64-bit OS for compatibility reasons.
 
Old 12-25-2007, 01:20 PM   #20
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Sorry for getting back so late, but it is that end of the year time (no not Christmas, but this is nice too!) and have been busy. This sorta slip past my radar.

I check all four sites you gave links to, all run with sound on my system just fine. Does not matter if the browser is firefox (2.0.0.11), Opera (9.25) or seamonkey (1.1.7) 32-bit or 64-bit.

It is perfectly acceptable (and many actually prefer to) to run the 32-bit versions of the browsers in the 64-bit OS for compatibility reasons.
It does not work for me though ... I spent countless hours,
looking through the internet, reading manuals and trying different things... It just does not work. Is there a different solution for this ?
You mentioned 32-bit browers. How could I install a 32-bit version of
mozilla and firefox browsers ? do I need need to uninstall a 64-bit
mozilla and firefox which are in the system currently?
 
Old 12-25-2007, 04:58 PM   #21
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Yes, you can remove the 64-bit version of firefox and install just the 32-bit version. but first you need to create a 32-bit CentOS4 repo file. Use your existing /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo file as your template and create say a CentOS-Base32.repo in the same loaction. As before here is the first entry as an edited example;

Code:
[c4-32base]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5
Then type something like:

yum remove firefox
yum install firefox.i386 --enablerepo=c4-32*
 
Old 01-03-2008, 05:42 PM   #22
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Is it a flash video or something else??? The cnn link runs just fine on my system, but I do have mplayer 32-bit with codecs installed.

$ rpm -qa 'mplayer*' | sort
mplayer-1.0-0.34.rc1try2.fc6.i386
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf.noarch
mplayerplug-in-3.50-fc6.i386
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf.noarch

The mplayer-codecs rpm packages can be found at: http://rpm.pbone.net/

The rest can be found at the rpmforge (Dag Wieers's site), it would be a good idea to follow the instructions here: http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B

Then one can do something like: yum install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts


After a long struggle I failed to install mplayer with rpm.
cnn video just does not work. I tried to do this with yum which
I fixed (hopefully) recently and got the following


yum install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
adobe-linux-i386 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
update 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
base 1.1 kB 00:00
addons 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
No Match for argument: mplayer
No Match for argument: mplayerplug-in
No Match for argument: mplayer-skins
No Match for argument: mplayer-fonts
Nothing to do





what could be the problem here?
 
Old 01-04-2008, 05:13 AM   #23
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Install the rpmforge-release package as I have already suggested, once again follow the advice here;

http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B

If this is aready installed then try:
yum install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts --enablerepo=rpmforge
 
Old 01-04-2008, 04:56 PM   #24
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Install the rpmforge-release package as I have already suggested, once again follow the advice here;

http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B

If this is aready installed then try:
yum install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts --enablerepo=rpmforge



I've done this. Seems yum installed mplayer

# rpm -qa 'mplayer*' | sort
mplayer-1.0-0.38.rc1try2.el4.rf
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf
mplayerplug-in-3.50-1.el4.rf
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf


but still cnn video does not work and google video
does not have sound
 
Old 01-04-2008, 06:07 PM   #25
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Yes, you can remove the 64-bit version of firefox and install just the 32-bit version. but first you need to create a 32-bit CentOS4 repo file. Use your existing /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo file as your template and create say a CentOS-Base32.repo in the same loaction. As before here is the first entry as an edited example;

Code:
[c4-32base]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5
Then type something like:

yum remove firefox
yum install firefox.i386 --enablerepo=c4-32*
Would it be possible to keep 64 version and install 32 version
at the same time ? I am afraid if the following happen: I uninstall 64 and somethig goes wrong with 32 and it will not work. When I
will not have any functional browser.

I would appreciate if you take a look on my CentOS-Base32.repo
file bellow. Did I modify it correctly?



[c4-32base]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/os/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5

#released updates
[c4-32update]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/updates/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5

#packages used/produced in the build but not released
[c4-32addons]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/addons/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5

#additional packages that may be useful
[c4-32extras]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/extras/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5

#additional packages that extend functionality of existing packages
[c4-32centosplus]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/centosplus/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5

#contrib - packages by Centos Users
[c4-32contrib]
name=CentOS-4
mirrorlist=http://mirrorlist.centos.org/?release=4&arch=i386&repo=os
#baseurl=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/$releasever/contrib/$basearch/
gpgcheck=0
enabled=0
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos5
 
Old 01-04-2008, 07:17 PM   #26
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Looks good to me except for the gpgkey lines, but it is not a big deal since the check is disabled;
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4

You can test it if desired. Example; yum install firefox.i386 --enablerepo=c4-32*
 
Old 01-06-2008, 02:34 PM   #27
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Looks good to me except for the gpgkey lines, but it is not a big deal since the check is disabled;
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4

You can test it if desired. Example; yum install firefox.i386 --enablerepo=c4-32*
I did what you suggested i.e. installed a 32
virsion


# rpm -q firefox
firefox-1.5.0.12-0.3.el4.centos

I also have the following mplayer packages installed

# rpm -qa 'mplayer*' | sort
mplayer-1.0-0.38.rc1try2.el4.rf
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf
mplayerplug-in-3.50-1.el4.rf
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf


But still the internet video on cnn and google does
not have sound. I tested the sound card - it works perfectly.

My guess may be I have wrong mplayer packages installed.

I would appreciate your help.

Thanks,

John
 
Old 01-06-2008, 03:15 PM   #28
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To verify please use the proper command;

rpm -qa --qf="%{n}-%{v}-%{r}.%{arch}\n" firefox 'mplayer*' | sort

Example output(your versions may vary):

firefox-2.0.0.11-1.el5.i386
mplayer-1.0-0.34.rc1try2.fc6.i386
mplayer-codecs-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1.i386
mplayer-fonts-1.1-3.0.rf.noarch
mplayerplug-in-3.50-fc6.i386
mplayer-skins-1.8-1.nodist.rf.noarch
 
Old 01-06-2008, 03:37 PM   #29
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Looks good to me except for the gpgkey lines, but it is not a big deal since the check is disabled;
gpgkey=http://mirror.centos.org/centos/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4

You can test it if desired. Example; yum install firefox.i386 --enablerepo=c4-32*
It seems the internet video on a 32-bit firefox browser
does not have anything to do with mplayer, since when I removed
all mplayer packages nothing changed. when I reinstalled
mplayer packages following http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/FAQ.php#B,
nothing changed either ... . seems mplayer completely
disfunctional


There is one more question:

Which rpmforge do I need ??? I have RHEL4 / x86_64,
but on the other hand I am trying to install mplayer and
its plugind for 32-bit browser.

# Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 / i386:

rpm -Uhv http://apt.sw.be/packages/rpmforge-r...l4.rf.i386.rpm
# Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 / x86_64:

or:

rpm -Uhv http://apt.sw.be/packages/rpmforge-r....rf.x86_64.rpm



I tried them both - absolutely NO effect!
I just do not know what to do. Seems I ended up where I started with
mplayer. OK ... I try one more time from the very begining.

1 step - remove all mplayer-related packages :

yum remove mplayer mplayer-fonts mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-codecs mplayer-codecs-extra

This works


2 step - install "rpmforge". Here I am confused which one to install.
Could you help me here.



3 step - install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts

yum install mplayer mplayerplug-in mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts --enablerepo=rpmforge


I did this


4 step Install mplayer-codecs mplayer-codecs-extra

rmp -Uvh mplayer-codecs*rmp mplayer-codecs-extra*rmp

I did this.



Still no effect .... What have I done incorrectly? I just do not
understand



I would appreciate your help
 
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Use the one that matches your OS version;

rpm -Uvh http://apt.sw.be/packages/rpmforge-r....rf.x86_64.rpm

Once more in order to install the 32-bit packages one needs to specify the 32-bit version;

yum install mplayer.i386 mplayerplug-in.i386 mplayer-skins mplayer-fonts --enablerepo=rpmforge
 
  


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