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Old 03-19-2012, 02:20 AM   #1
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xine player installation

I have installed a xine player in my Redhat Redhat 5.4 (32bit) .
rpm is "xine-0.99.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm" .now I have queried and find out it is installed as follows

"rpm -qa | grep xine " and it gives me some name .
Now I want to play a song by using xine can any one tell how to open this player.I saw it in the players but it is not opening when I am clicking upon it. what to do now ,kindly tell any solution.

when i am typing xine in terminal it shows library loading error .and also not opening from menu in application.what to do is the rpm is correct or not kindly tell me a correct rpm if it is not correct and how to use this player.


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Old 03-19-2012, 04:17 AM   #2
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Start by running update yum update package_name

There also possiblity of relaoding the package from this site Rpm xine-lib

Well this could be symlink or just bad install of the dependency xine-lib.

You can run yum history undo > yum history (make sure the program is deleted) > yum histroy redo

I personnely would go with mplayer or vlc player for movies. Xine is the app that made me quite using Red Hat back in 94/95 seems this app still has trouble haven't seen to many issues with vlc player or mplayer...

I would also run rpmlint this is for package issues. I more then likely say it is not a package issue more incorrect symlink. - refers to the multi media package to run xine player.

Well still not happy to find numerous issues with Xine from Solaris, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and even Suse...

I also see the problem of package management being off site on other servers. PPA's not being in one centralized location becomes same old issue of right Package for version...

Well I wish you the best of luck??
Old 03-19-2012, 04:25 AM   #3
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Thanks culaterout,
can u tell me the path to download correct vlc player and how to start that to play a song.
Old 03-19-2012, 03:43 PM   #4
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can u tell me the path to download correct vlc player and how to start that to play a song.
You can download VLC player from here:


For 34 bit version i386:
For 64 bit version x86_64:
Now, type the following command to install packages vlc, mplayer and xmms:
# yum install vlc mplayer xmms xmms-mp3
Use vlc to dvd and movies:
# vlc file.avi
Use mplayer to view dvd, tv, radio etc.:
# mplayer *.mp3
# mplayer file.avi
Use xmms to play mp3
# xmms &

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