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Go to http://www.freshrpms.net and download the mplayer or xine rpms.
Then just do rpm -Uvh nameofrpm.rpm
Once its done type you should have a shortcut in your start menu under multimedia for the appliction you installed
Originally posted by Komakino You mean you're trying to install the RPM and it has dependency problems....ugh, I get sick of saying this: RPM's are total cack.. Compile from source. Better. Easier. Custom made for your system.
And people get sick of hearing it too
I found this a pain when I first installed, however I gritted my teath and got the dependancies as well... now my system is well up to date for most rpm installs... and rpm works like a charm.
Even compiling the source you can have dependancy problems when the source code calls a library you don't have, for eg. The main trouble with the rpm method is that you don't know what assumptions the progammer has made about your system. The main trouble with the source method is that you have to know your system quite well to get it to work. (You also don't get the auto uninstall and update.)
So - hard won advice: persevere and get the dependancies. They'll be used for other apps anyway so it is worth it in the long run.