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Old 06-25-2003, 08:53 AM   #1
JbCrash
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Unhappy how to install mpg123?


yesterday night i trty install mpg123 in my linux machine,,

i run this command rpm -i -v -h <filenane.rpm>

my question : after install how to call/open that player?

its that go to run type mpg123? its not work!!
 
Old 06-25-2003, 10:01 AM   #2
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Hi,
If you do
# rpm -qa | grep <mpg123>

This should find the rpm you installed. Then use:

# rpm -ql <the package you installed without the .rpm> | grep bin

This will give you the location of the binaries the rpm installed.

cd to that location and try:
# ./mpg123

or whatever its called.

regards,
neil
 
Old 06-25-2003, 12:39 PM   #3
trickykid
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Re: how to install mpg123?

Quote:
Originally posted by JbCrash
i run this command rpm -i -v -h <filenane.rpm>
Also for anyone else reading this and taking it into consideration on installing packages, you don't have to run it with the options separated with - (dashes) but this would work:

rpm -ivh <filename.rpm>
 
  


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