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Old 11-27-2005, 09:31 AM   #1
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Installing 32 bit firefox on x86-64


A very popular question these days given that Macromedia, Java etc. decide for their consumers that we don't need 64-bit versions of there famous plugins. The obvious solution for me was to install 32 bit firefox, but I am having a lot of trouble. The main procedure I have been following is here :

When I get to the point of installing firefox.i386 using yum, I get this wonderful message of error dependencies using yum:


Code:
Dependencies Resolved

===============================================
 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
===============================================
Installing:
 firefox                 i386       1.0.4-4          base-i386          18 M
Installing for dependencies:
 alsa-lib                i386       1.0.9rf-2.FC4    updates           361 k
 audiofile               i386       1:0.2.6-2        release            98 k
 esound                  i386       1:0.2.36-0.fc4.1  updates           127 k
 gnome-keyring           i386       0.4.2-1          release           120 k
 libbonoboui             i386       2.8.1-4          base-i386         356 k
 libglade2               i386       2.5.1-2          release            92 k
 libgnome                i386       2.10.0-3         base-i386         705 k
 libgnomecanvas          i386       2.10.0-1         release           210 k
 libgnomeui              i386       2.10.0-1         base-i386         848 k

Transaction Summary
===============================================
Install     10 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)
Total download size: 21 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test


Transaction Check Error:   package alsa-lib-1.0.10-25.rhfc4.at (which is newer than alsa-lib-1.0.9rf-2.FC4) is already installed
  file /etc/alsa/alsa.conf from install of alsa-lib-1.0.9rf-2.FC4 conflicts with file from package alsa-lib-1.0.10-25.rhfc4.at
  file /etc/alsa/pcm/dmix.conf from install of alsa-lib-1.0.9rf-2.FC4 conflicts with file from package alsa-lib-1.0.10-25.rhfc4.at
  file /etc/alsa/pcm/dsnoop.conf from install of alsa-lib-1.0.9rf-2.FC4 conflicts with file from package alsa-lib-1.0.10-25.rhfc4.at
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esd-config.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esd.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esdcat.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esdctl.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esddsp.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
  file /usr/share/man/man1/esdfilt.1.gz from install of esound-0.2.36-0.fc4.1 conflicts with file from package esound-0.2.35-5
Then I thought I could just remove esound with yum, little did I know that would involve taking out the major packages for KDE, a 136 of them to be exact, so I said no to that.
Can somebody help me figure out what is going on with esound.x86_64 and alsa?
 
Old 11-28-2005, 02:20 PM   #2
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