On 05/17/2016 11:44 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote: > On 05/17/2016 10:00 AM, jd1008 wrote: >> >> On 05/17/2016 12:08 AM, Peter wrote: >>> On 17/05/16 17:51, jd1008 wrote: >>>> I installed the nux repo just now. I ran >>>> >>>> yum -y install mplayer-common-1.1-33.20150505svn.el7.nux.x86_64.rpm >>>> mplayer-1.2-92_snap20130920.el7.x86_64.rpm >>> ... >>> >>> This is insane, just do: yum install smplayer >>> >> The insane thing is that not all the repos are NOT installed >> in /etc/yum.repo.d when centos is installed. >> Don't you think I tried to yum install it??? >> Yum returned with something like no match found.... >> What repos do you have on your system? > CentOS is designed to be a rebuild of the RHEL source code. That is > what millions of users want. > > We purposely ONLY include functionality that is in RHEL. That is what > CentOS is. > > If you want other functionality .. it is available via EPEL and other > 3rd Party Repos and CentOS Special interest groups. This give you the > ability to add things, while maintaining CentOS what it is designed to > be .. a rebuild of RHEL with exactly that source code's functionality. You took my comment wrong. I just thought that the install DVD would provide a note or something as to what other repos are available so that a new user of centos does not have to face a wall of unavailable packages. But thatnx to the users on this list, all that is behind me.