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Old 10-26-2006, 01:32 PM   #1
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dont know how to install MPlayer

i have downloaded the following rpm that is for SUSE 10:

and i do the following:

kostis@linux:~/packages> su -l
linux:~ # rpm -ivh
error: open of failed: No such file or directory
linux:~ #

what am i doing wrong??

Old 10-26-2006, 01:41 PM   #2
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The 'su -l' command is bringing you to root's home directory, so make sure to go back into your /home/kostis/packages directory.

Also, if you aren't using tab completition try it out. Once you enter into the correct directory do "rpm -ivh MPl<press tab>" Pressing tabs tries to fill in the rest of the file for you.

The entire thing should look like:
kostis@linux:~/packages> su -l
linux:~ # cd /home/kostis/packages
linux:~ # rpm -ivh

Last edited by Baix; 10-26-2006 at 01:43 PM.
Old 10-27-2006, 04:12 AM   #3
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then i get the following:

linux:/home/kostis/PACKAGES2INSTALL # rpm -ivh i586.rpm
warning: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key  ID 3ab2ce5e
error: Failed dependencies:
        w32codec-all is needed by is needed by is needed by is needed by is needed by 060811 is needed by is needed by
linux:/home/kostis/PACKAGES2INSTALL #
it means that i need to install these first??
where do i find these?
Old 10-27-2006, 08:01 AM   #4
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Since you are using Suse, I would suggest you try this using Yast (the install software bit). Manually installing rpms always involves chasing the dependencies and Yast will do this for you.


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