[CentOS] Safe to use gstreamer repository for RH or Fedora?

mohamed yusuf myusuf32 at yahoo.ca
Wed Sep 21 14:23:03 UTC 2005

I had the same kind of problems with java and finally
find a solution here it is


create link as follows and will work for mozilla and
firefox. The only way soft link does work is this way.
so do like this:

ln -s

--- Dave Gutteridge <dave at tokyocomedy.com> wrote:

> I'd like to install "Gstreamer" so that I can get
> MP3 support in
> Rhythmbox. At least, I'm led to believe MP3 support
> comes with
> installing Gstreamer from Rhythmbox's FAQ.
> But when I get to the Gstreamer download page:
> http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/download/
> ... it says:
> "Do not compile from source yourself unless you are
> certain you have to
> or want to"
> Okay, fine. So I look for an RPM. But it doesn't
> have those, it only has
> repositories for Fedora and Red Hat.
> A while back I messed up my system by installing
> repositories for
> Fedora, so I'm wary of doing that kind of thing
> again.
> I tried a YUM search for gstreamer to see if it was
> available on DAG,
> but no luck there.
> Does this mean I fall into the category of compiling
> myself because I
> have to? The warning on the web site makes it sound
> like this is
> something for experts to do.
> Dave
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