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Old 08-06-2003, 01:19 AM   #1
LinuZ
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Best way to get RPM's using Drake?


Hey, i've been trying to install MPlayer, and its crazy with all these dependencies! It has so many, and i can't even find half of them. I look at www.freshmeat.net and www.rpmfind.net .

Is there an easier and better way to do this? Its driving me nuts

Thanks a lot,
Matt
 
Old 08-06-2003, 01:47 AM   #2
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Theres a circular dependency between 3 packages that u need in oider to install a working mplayer. You can get more information from this website under the heading 'What to download",
http://ftp.falsehope.com/home/rathann/mplayer/

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Old 08-06-2003, 04:18 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot, im going to look at it now.
 
Old 08-06-2003, 07:00 AM   #4
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LinuZ, you should be able to find MPlayer on cd 3, I also recommend you check out http://plf.zarb.org The urpmi setup section is excellent and helps no end with dependency problems.

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