problem installing realplayer 8

hank hank at
Sat Oct 23 13:49:47 EDT 2004

what distro you using?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cheryl Homiak" <chomiak at>
To: "speakup" <speakup at>
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2004 7:47 AM
Subject: problem installing realplayer 8

>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.
> -- 
> Cheryl
> "Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."
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