problem installing realplayer 8

Cheryl Homiak chomiak at
Sat Oct 23 10:47:21 EDT 2004

I just installed speakup-modified FC2 on both my desktop and laptop 
computer. I'm extremely pleased with the way everything is working right 
out of the box.
However, I do have one problem. Because I still use trplayer for some 
things, I installed the realplayer rpm from the speakup site. This worked 
fine on my laptop, but on my desktop I was told that this rpm (which says 
i386 in its filename) is intended for i686 architecture. Admitedly, uname 
shows my desktop as an i586 whereas my laptop does indeed show up as an 
i686. However, I've never before had to find separate realplayer packages 
for the two machines. Is there a workaround for this or am I going to be 
unable to install Realplayer 8 on my desktop? Btw, if you install 
Realplayer 8, you do get a complaint about unable to pen display: set your 
environment variable and try again. But in reality it works just fine and 
allows the installation of trplayer--no complaints about unmet 
dependencies or missing libraries.


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