[RndTbl] Just installed Fedora 5 - Want to install MPlayer

Mike Pfaiffer mpfaiffer at callapple.org
Sun Jun 11 19:58:41 CDT 2006

On Sunday 11 June 2006 17:36, Theodore wrote this amazing epistle:
> It would appear that whoever maintains the "livna" repo for yum has
> taken care of all of that:


> http://stanton-finley.net/fedora_core_5_installation_notes.html (theres
> a section on importing their repo, and then basically you yum -y install
> mplayer)

	Thanks for the info. I took a quick look at the site. I'll have to do some 
configuration stuff first. It looks like this might do the trick. 

	Slightly busy with the latest beta of pan at the moment. With Shaw, it seems 
the key is to shut things down when they stall and then restart. Apparently 
they also "upgraded" the news servers while I was down.

> Theo


> Mike Pfaiffer wrote:
> > 	Some good things and some not so good things. Over all I'm not
> > impressed, but there aren't enough problems (yet) to justify my going
> > back to Fedora 2.
> >
> > 	Anyhow... I just recompiled MPlayer and at first it didn't like the
> > compiler. I told it not to check the compiler and there was an error near
> > the end of the "make" step. I did a quick check of the MPlayer site and
> > it seems they've moved over to a new machine (without saying where it
> > is). I still have a copy of Pre-7 from before. Has anybody been able to
> > install/compile it for Fedora 5? If so, how? Is there anything newer than
> > Pre-7? Have the codecs been updated? Is there indeed a new site or was I
> > hallucinating as a result of being up until 4:00am the previous night? Do
> > I have to go and get the binary rpm?
> >
> > 	I'll ask again at the meeting on Tuesday. Alternatively, if I get it
> > working I'll tell everybody how (if someone reminds me).
> >
> > 				Later
> > 				Mike
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