[MPlayer-users] rpm install question

Dominik Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Mon Apr 21 18:02:34 CEST 2003

On Friday, 18 April 2003, Jon Erickson wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> dear all, i am fairly new to the linux and Mplayer world, so please do
> not flame me if I'm asking something really silly.
> i downloaded the following packages for Mplayer: 
> mplayer-common-0.90-1.i386.rpm
> mplayer-gui-0.90-1.i386.rpm
> mplayer-skin-default-1.0-2.noarch.rpm

And that should be enough.

> when i try to install using the command rpm -U or rpm -i i get the
> following error:
> "error: Failed dependencies:
>         mplayer-common = 0.90 is needed by mplayer-0.90-1"
> i'm guessing this means i need a prior version of Mplayer and need then
> i'll be able to upgrade with the current files i have.  is that
> correct?  if so, where do i get the earlier version of mplayer?

No, I don't think so. Just follow the instructions on the webpage and you
should get it working. If not, show the full commandline you used.

MPlayer RPMs maintainer: http://www.piorunek.pl/~dominik/linux/pkgs/mplayer/
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