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Old 01-24-2012, 05:30 AM   #1
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installing vlc on rhel6 64bit


can anyone tel me how to install vlc on rhel6. I installd few days ago but after formatting my system its not working. i used following steps in the url. its not working now. please tel me what to do and how to install.

it's giving below errror.

Press (R32) to Install VLC on RHEL 6.x on 32bit
Press (R64) to Install VLC on RHEL 6.x on 64bit

Press (C32) to Install VLC on CentOS 6.x on 32bit
Press (C64) to Install VLC on CentOS 6.x on 64bit
Press (E) to Exit anytime

Please Enter your Selection:R64
You have selected VLC Installation for RHEL 6.x.... Just Sit back and Relax.....
You are running as a root, Moving to next step.....
You can continue, Your Red Hat Linux version is 6.0
Moving Exisiting Repositories......
Configuring New Repositories......
NON GUI Download Client is already installed.
Configuring Tejas Barot's Repository for VLC Installation....
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit, rhnplugin
This system is not registered with RHN.
RHN support will be disabled.
Setting up Install Process
No package vlc available.
Error: Nothing to do
There is something wrong with your Internet Connection..Or You forgot some step.
Restoring your Previous repositories......
thank you.
Old 01-24-2012, 08:42 AM   #2
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It's saying your RedHat Network (RHN) license is not valid. So you can't download software from repositories.

Try using CentOS instead of RedHat. You can convert RedHat 5 to CentOS 5 or you can convert RedHat 6 to CentOS 6. Your other alternative is to purchase a RedHat license.

edit: I just realized you said you were using rhel6 so just use that appropriate article I listed above. Also for others who don't know what RedHat version you're using you could...
cat /etc/redhat-release
cat /etc/issue

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