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    Hello,

    I am having problems playing any video (eg. AVI) or DVD

    What should I use to play my AVI files?

    Do you have suggestions? Of what I should use?

    Thanks.

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    Fedora doesn't support AVI format out of box. install 'xine' to play .avi, .dat and .mpeg formats.
    Code:
    yum -y install xine xine-lib xine-skins




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    Hello,

    I did try that originally, but without sucess.

    Is it possible the repository doesnt have it?
    [root@ip-082 etc]# yum -y install xine xine-lib xine-skins
    Loading "installonlyn" plugin
    Setting up Install Process
    Setting up repositories
    Reading repository metadata in from local files
    Parsing package install arguments
    No Match for argument: xine
    No Match for argument: xine-skins
    Nothing to do
    How can I check that I have the correct repositories? I am not sure what exactly Im looking for in /etc/yum.conf and /etc/yum.repos.d When I looked it seems correct. I am really not sure why the packagaes are not showing.

    Any advice is appreciated.


    I ran this just to see what was already installed on my system already:

    [root@ip-082 etc]# rpm -q -a | grep xine
    xine-lib-1.1.4-1.fc6
    [root@ip-082 etc]# rpm -q xine
    package xine is not installed
    [root@ip-082 etc]#

    Thanks Casper.

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    How can I check that I have the correct repositories? I am not sure what exactly Im looking for in /etc/yum.conf and /etc/yum.repos.d When I looked it seems correct. I am really not sure why the packagaes are not showing.
    repo files are in /etc/yum.repos.d folder and xine is available in Freshrpms repository.
    click on this link and download/install Freshrpm repo. install xine again.






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