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Re: [opensuse-doc] Multimedia pack information wrong?
  • From: Adrian Schroeter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 09:47:56 +0200
  • Message-id: <200510120947.57469.adrian@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 11 October 2005 19:34, Siegbert Baude wrote:
> Hi,
> on http://www.opensuse.org/Restricted_Formats is written:

jfyi, this more something for the -wiki mailing list, the -doc one is around
the handbook documentation.

> "However, if you would like to play MP3s on SUSE, you can install a
> Multimedia Pack from the YaST Online Update Servers."
>
> Is this still valid for 10.0? On the opensuse@-list I just read:
>
> "One is to install Realplayer and the helix-plugins for
> amarok and gstreamer. Another one is to install libmad and mad, or just
> everything from packman, what plays multimedia."
>
> Links to external repositories are not allowed, so would it be o.k. to
> change the text to:
>
> "However, if you would like to play MP3s on SUSE, you can install
> Realplayer and the helix-plugins for amarok and gstreamer. Another

this is the official way, I have updated the page to mention this.

> possibility would be to use external software repositories as long as
> you comply with your local laws. They are able to provide you with
> unrestricted 'mad' and 'libmad' packages, which allow MP3-playback."

there are no official *mad* packages on opensuse.org, so we should avoid this.

>
> As I have not upgraded to 10.0 yet, I can't check it myself, but which
> additional yast-source (official SUSE ones) must I add to get Realplayer
> and the helix-plugins, if I start with the OSS- or Eval-version? This
> should then also be noted on the above page with a link to the relevant
> section in the installation doc.

look on the wiki page again :)

bye
adrian

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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx


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