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Re: Install mplayer

On 02/03/2008, hce <webmail.hce@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/2/08, Andrei Popescu <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 09:15:16PM +1100, hce wrote:
>  >  > Hi,
>  >  >
>  >  > I want to install mplayer RC2 and I added "deb
>  >  > http://www.debian-multimedia.org stable main" to the
>  >  > /dev/apt/source.list. After running "apt-get update", it came many
>  >  > errors.
>  >
>  >
>  > What errors?
> W: GPG error: http://www.debian-multimedia.org stable Release: The
>  following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is
>  not available: NO_PUBKEY 07DC563D1F41B907
>  W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

The answer to that one is on their FAQ:
Q. Why apt-get doesn't find this public key : NO_PUBKEY 07DC563D1F41B907 ?
A. Install the debian-multimedia-keyring package with apt-get "apt-get
install debian-multimedia-keyring" or with "dpkg -i
debian-multimedia-keyring" (click on the link to download the

>  Actually, I remove the http://www.debian-multimedia.org from
>  sources.list, the apt-get install mplayer works, but I am not sure if
>  it gets a RC2 mplayer or old RC1 mplayer.
>  Is it possible to just have a command line RC2 mplayer by "apt-get
>  install mplayer"?

apt-cache show mplayer
Shows that the version in stable is 1.0~rc1-12etch2.

The mplayer that you can install in debian will be very restrictive
with the codecs that are supplied with it. You will have to look
elsewhere to install non-free codecs, google can help here.
http://www.princessleia.com/MPlayer.php looks to be a good start.


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ping, it works completely, I just can't figure out where in my
apartment it is.

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