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Old 10-18-2005, 07:23 AM   #1
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Xine Installation Problem

I am trying to install Xine to play .wma, .mpeg, DVDs, etc. I follow the instructions on the xine website (, and everything runs smoothly until it tells me to run "ldconfig". When I run this, it simply says command not found. I even made sure that the path /etc/ contained /usr/local/lib as it says in the website. Any ideas????

Old 10-18-2005, 08:19 AM   #2
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ldconfig is in /sbin which implies that it can only be run by root (usually anyway).
Old 10-18-2005, 09:29 AM   #3
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though not that pertinent but its generally advised that the softwares be built from source rather than installing from any package managment system like rpm. it save u from lots of evils.
Old 10-19-2005, 07:49 AM   #4
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Thank you very much Reddazz that did the trick. I can't tell you how steamed I was that i couldn't play mp3s, wma's, etc


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