[K12OSN] installing mplayer to play mp4 files

Will Hatch whatch at anwsu.org
Tue Nov 18 20:09:56 UTC 2008

I downloaded a youtube video that is in mp4 format and wanted to play it k12ltsp, but Totem can't play it.  I read that mplayer will, but am having all kinds of trouble getting it installed.  When I follow directions that I've found on the internet, I keep getting yum errors.  

[root at server ~]# yum install mplayer
Loading "priorities" plugin
Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * epel: ftp.linux.ncsu.edu 
 * webmin: k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us
 * addons: mirrors.combinetworks.com
 * extras: ftp.lug.udel.edu 
 * adobe-linux-i386: linuxdownload.adobe.com
 * k12ltsp: k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us
 * macromedia: macromedia.mplug.org
 * updates: mirror.trouble-free.net
 * base: updates.interworx.info
0 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package mplayer available.
Nothing to do
[root at server ~]# 

How do I get this thing installed? Is there another rpm out there that will play mp4?  

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