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Old 11-08-2008, 05:09 AM   #1
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unbuntu can't install xine

i successfully installed the xine-lib without any errors.then i tried to install the xine-ui ,configure make ,make install,no errors.But when i run xine ,it showed me this:
The program 'xine' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
sudo apt-get install xine-ui

i'tried many times the problem still.Why ?is there any addtions that limit the install of xine i wanna know.
And my distro is ubuntu 8.10?How did you hand the problem?
Thanks in advance!
Old 11-08-2008, 05:50 AM   #2
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Why you don't want to install xine-ui from package?
Old 11-08-2008, 05:50 AM   #3
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But why would you compile things when you can do sudo aptitude install xine-ui or sudo aptitude install gxine?
Old 11-08-2008, 06:43 AM   #4
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first ,i did't upgrade my apt database so ,when i aptget install xine-ui ,it says no package.i ll apt-get install xine-ui
Old 11-08-2008, 06:58 AM   #5
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Then Update the database first?
Old 11-10-2008, 02:37 AM   #6
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Yes,after i updated the apt-get database it successfully installed.
Thanks for you help!


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