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Author Topic: install VLC  (Read 1703 times)

kge420

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install VLC
« on: February 26, 2008, 08:03:18 pm »

I'm looking to install VLC as my media player. There are many downloads for linux. Can someone point me in the right direction?  Thanks, Keiths
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uelsk8s

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Re: install VLC
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2008, 08:38:23 pm »

I am actually working on a build of vlc now if you can wait till its done.

the build of VLC is finished. you can get it with slapt-get or gslapt. It is in the testing repo for now.

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Uelsk8s
« Last Edit: February 26, 2008, 09:33:46 pm by uelsk8s »
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kge420

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Re: install VLC
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2008, 05:35:15 am »

 I can wait. What does gslapt stand for? Also, I posted elsewhere on the forum about auto-mount the cd when it is inserted. Is this possible? (sorry for the double post)  Keith
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rbistolfi

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Re: install VLC
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2008, 09:26:43 am »

I am VL-hot fan so I am not sure about this, but I think HAL does what you want. You can use HAL instead VL-Hot by selecting it with VasmCC > Hardware > Mounter.
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Re: install VLC
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2008, 08:48:37 pm »

gslapt

Slapt-get is a command-line package manager inspired by the well-known Debian apt-get system, which installs a package and pulls down the dependencies needed by a package if the package is produced properly. Slapt-get is for Slackware and is used by Slackware-based VectorLinux.

Gslapt is a graphical front end for slapt-get, so gslapt means "graphical slapt-get." Or so it seems to me.
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