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Old 04-09-2009, 12:00 PM   #1
Nindoksei
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VLC installation issue


if i install vlc player using yumex will it install the necessary GUI and all the codecs.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 02:42 PM   #2
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I don't know.

You might find that, if your distro is one of those listed here, the problem is resolved. Try.

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

I don't know because the term "yumex" is not very informative. The next time you post you may profit by reading this.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/...Ask_a_Question
 
Old 04-09-2009, 03:11 PM   #3
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Assuming that the repo that built your version of VLC put them in, then yes. VLC tends to build in the codecs as opposed to most of the other players that use external modules for codec.
 
Old 04-09-2009, 03:47 PM   #4
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I can't get VLC to run in Linux Mandriva KDE. I installed from RPMdrake tried several packages ( .9.3/ 9.8 ectt.)

I get the same Segmentation Fault.

I do not know why the latest packages for VLC do NOT work with Mandriva 2009 KDE4

I have tried al types of install I urpmi'd from shell, installed from MCC

same segmentation fault.

VLC installed and runs fine in my Windows partition.
Something with the pacakaging for my Linux distro..
 
Old 04-09-2009, 05:02 PM   #5
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@addie_goodvibes

KDE4.x = many things are currently broken (it is still "under development")
Your options:
- Go back to using KDE 3.x.y (little "eye candy")
- Use Gnome (ditto)
- File bug reports to kde.org
- Put up with it
 
  


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