clearing up about packages
janina at rednote.net
Mon Mar 3 19:09:19 EST 2003
Sounds like you did the right thing with the RealPlayer RPM file.
trplayer is also available as an rpm file, so you would follow a similar
You will also need to create a .mailcap (notice the initial dot) in your
home directory. This tells Linux what programs handle what kinds of
All of this is available on the Speakup goodies site, which I usually
access by ftp, so I can't say whether you can also get there via http.
Danny Crone writes:
> From: Danny Crone <dannyboy at pobox.com>
> Hello. Thought I should clear up what I wrote about in my last message. A
> couple days ago I downloaded the file
> It was downloaded to my computer when I was logged in as the user, but not
> as root. However, after getting the file I logged in as root, and ran the
> rpm to install this package. Did I follow the correct procedure?
> Also, I heard that the
> should be downloaded. Where should the trplayer file be placed? Thanks.
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