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Re: [K12OSN] Yum config: k12ltsp vs fedorafaq

Hi Henry,

I have found the livna repo to be an issue (mainly conflicts with other,
larger repos). The freshrpms repo has the tools needed to play DVDs. You
can use a text editor to set "enable=no" in the livna.repo file or use
yumex and turn it off from there.

I have had very good success using ogle to play DVDs. By installing the
libdvdcss, it can also play the encrypted ones. Or at least I have never
had a problem with any DVD that was physically playable.

On Tue, 2006-07-25 at 09:43 -0400, Henry Hartley wrote:
> I've just used a set of K12LTSP 5.0.0 RC2 CDs to install a fairly bare
> Fedora on an oldish laptop.  One thing my daughter asked was that I set
> it up so she can watch DVDs on the laptop while we're on a nine hour
> drive to the beach in a couple weeks.  The Unofficial Fedora FAQ has
> nice, easy instructions for that and a host of other things.  I thought
> I'd simply go through their process and be done.  Unfortunately, there
> seems to be a conflict.  When I tried to update the yum configuration
> (see: http://www.fedorafaq.org/#installsoftware), I issued this command:
> rpm -Uvh http://www.fedorafaq.org/yum
> http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-5.rpm
> yum complained that these conflict with /etc/yum.repos.d/livna.repo and
> freshrpms.repo from a k12ltsp package (sorry, I don't have the machine
> here at work - should have brought it with me).  A few of their recipes
> for installing things, like Flash, work with the k12ltsp configuration
> but others, like the final step in setting up Acrobat Reader (yum update
> selinux-policy libsepol), don't.  I suspect I can look at their repo
> files and make any needed updates manually so this isn't a show stopper
> and I certainly understand there are bigger fish to fry.  I wonder,
> though, what would be involved in making this something that just works.
> I know fedorafaq.org is unofficial but it's sort of the official,
> unofficial faq, as far as I can tell.  How hard would it be to integrate
> their update with the base k12ltsp install?
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