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Old 09-22-2008, 04:28 PM   #1
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Installing mplayer with Fedora 8 missing dependencies

Using yum to install mplayer on Fedora 8. I setup Livna repo, then using terminal as su typed: yum -y install mplayer mplayer-gui mplayerplug-in mencoder. Got errors... missing dependencies: and I found the first one (libpulse) was already in /user/lib/ but not the second one (libdvdnavmini) Is this an issue of getting the correct versions of everything to work together? is there something else I can use instead of libdvdnavmini? How about getting mplayer to work without it? I don't need the ability to play traditional dvd, just other video formats. By the way is "mplayerplug-in" a typo? I am using the Personal Fedora 8 Installation Guide and that is how they show it.
Old 09-22-2008, 11:54 PM   #2
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have you installed the NEWkeys
Old 11-23-2008, 05:40 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by John VV View Post
This was exactly the problem I had. The libdvdnav is located in repository updates-newkey, which cames with the new key updates. Giving yum update was enough for me.

Old 11-23-2008, 11:55 AM   #4
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the new keys have been out long enough that running
yum update
yum update yum
will solve this
also note that livna is now part of RpmFusion


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