which repos to use?
a_c_isler at verizon.net
Wed Sep 15 16:49:46 UTC 2004
Jon Savage wrote:
>On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 18:08:41 -0500, Christopher J. Bottaro
><cjbottaro at alumni.cs.utexas.edu> wrote:
>>As of now, I use the yum.conf from fedorafaq.org. I commented out the
>>How do I know which repos conflict with other repos? Which repos do people
>>generally use? Why is this so complicated?
>>I did 'yum install mplayer-skins' and now i have the following installed:
>>Well thats all fine and dandy, but no win32codecs are installed. I can't
>>play QuickTime movies.
>>So what do I do? Comment out the livna repos and add some others (which??).
>>Then when I'm done installing the codecs, recomment them out and re-add the
>>livna repos? There has got to be a better way, I might as well compile
>>from source...its actually less of a hassle.
>>Thanks for the help.
>Some of the 3rd party repos don't play well with others.
>Dag, Freshrpms et. al. don't conflict with each other for the most
>part but they sometimes conflict with Fedora-extras /Livna they don't
>often conflict with core that I know of.
>I've been happy using core, extras & livna. Another option would be to
>follow the excellent fedora multimedia FAQ at:
>Compiling from source is a viable option for some items as well,
>depends on what you want to install & also on how much time you have
>on your hands.
I personally have not yet encountered a problem with all the repos in
use, but who knows. Give it a try!
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