[CentOS-docs] Multimedia Howto

Fri Sep 21 09:04:14 UTC 2007
Ralph Angenendt <ra+centos at br-online.de>

Nick Sklav wrote:
> The following procedures will help setup multimedia support under Centos
> 5. Some recommendations should be mentioned pertaining to the yum
> Priorities plugin. Since mixing repositories make the system less
> compatible than the version shipped by the upstream vendor.

It's not about making it less compatible, it is about accidentally
overwriting packages from the base repositories.

> Please consider following the following wiki document to assist in

I think the first "following" can safely be dropped :)

> yum -y install libdvdcss libdvdread libdvdplay livdvdnav lsdvd
> mplayerplug-in mplayer mplayer-gui compat-libstdc++-33 flash-plugin
> gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly

Please *no* "yum -y" here. And you might want to explain what those
binaries do. 

Otherwise it looks okay to me:
<http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/MultimediaOnCentOS> is for you to


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