Friday, August 05, 2005
Finally I've installed Xmms player in my fedora core project 4. It's too cool. I was using Beep for playing Mp3s (which is almost like winamp) and now Xmms gives me the feelings of using the original winamp. Even the shortcuts are also same.
Now let's come to the point why I can't install xmms previously.
I am using fedora core project 4 with default installation for "Personal Desktop". Which didn't install all available packages. So when I tried to install xms I was recieving this error "libmikmod.so.2 is needed by xmms-1.2.10-9.1.1.fc3.fr.i386" constantly and can't install xmms.
So then I googled for libmikmod and knew that it's a package which is included in fedora core 4 extras. So then I followed the following steps.
1.From the menu I selected Desktop->System Settings->Add/Remove Applications
2.Then the Package Management window appears.
3.Then from the list I choose "Sound And Vedio" under "Applications" and clicked
the details link for details.
4.Then the "Sound And Vedio Package Details" window appears.Then under the "Extra
Packages" menu I noticed that the checkbox beside "mikmod-A MOD music file
player" was unchecked.
5.So I checked it and clicked "Close" and finally clicked "Quit". Then it will
prompt for Disk-2. I inserted it and bang it's installed. :P
6.Then I downloaded xmms-1.2.10-9.1.1.fc3.fr.i386.rpm, xmms-mp3-1.2.10-9.1.1.fc3.fr.i386.rpm, and xmms-skins-1.2.10-9.1.1.fc3.fr.i386.rpm
7. I saved the three files in the home folder and opened the terminal. Then I
typed 'su' and pressed enter.It prompted for the root password and I provided
it and pressed enter.
8. Then I typed 'rpm -ivh xmms-*' and pressed enter.
And Xmms is installed :) Now I am working to install my tv card..Let's see if I can!
Posted by Dewan Ibtesham at Friday, August 05, 2005