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Old 10-14-2005, 07:50 PM   #1
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cant use yum to install xine and mplayer

ive been on Fedora core 4 for a month now and after re-installing it last week, i just cannot install mplayer and xine using the yup reps. xmms inbstalled fine then i did yum-update before installing xine and mplayer. here is the readout i get when i try to get xine installed.

[root@localhost ~]# yum install xine
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
updates-released 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
extras 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
base 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
No Match for argument: xine
Nothing to do

man !! its been like this for a week and after 2 new reinstallations im sure it aint a problem with my computer. im greatfull for any help.
Old 10-14-2005, 08:37 PM   #2
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yum -y install xine.i386

if cannot then i suggest u go to get the rpm then install it then proceed again
Old 10-14-2005, 08:38 PM   #3
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They are in the livna repo along with k3b-mp3 support.
1. create new file /etc/yum.repos.d/livna.repo, with the following contents:

[livna-stable] Fedora Compatible Packages (stable)

2. Import the GPG-Key for livna
rpm --import

If you install the child rpm, the parent has to come along. For example:
yum install xine-skins will also install xine. ( less typing )

3. yum install k3b-mp3 xine-skins mplayer
Old 10-17-2005, 10:28 PM   #4
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visit the change yum configuration and your problem will be fixed
Old 10-19-2005, 05:19 PM   #5
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Tahnx guys, homey gave me the exact things i needed.

Last edited by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot; 11-07-2005 at 01:21 AM.
Old 08-06-2006, 07:38 AM   #6
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I had exactly the same problem, and fixed it with help by homey!
Old 02-15-2007, 01:24 PM   #7
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Yum installs xine

Hello all,
hey this guy who calls himself horny is just great. His solution to yum not installing xine is just what I needed. I've tried severally to use yum but it doesn't work well, until I used horny's suggestions. Now I can use yum to upgrade, install and do what I like with stuff instead of going root in shell.
Thanks horny.
Old 11-09-2009, 12:53 AM   #8
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Talking Homey's tips really worked.

Thankz Homey .ur directions exactly works.u rocked man.


fc4, setup, yum

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