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> Cannot install VLC Player in SL 7.4
jeo
 Posted: Apr 22 2018, 06:30 PM
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I am running Scientific Linux 7.4, and I am at my wit's end trying to get the VLC media player to install. I have spent hours searching for the solution online but none of the things that work for other people work for me. I am including the output of an attempted yum install cut to the point where things begin to go wrong:

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--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Package: 1:vlc-core-2.2.5.1-2.el7.nux.x86_64 (nux-dextop)
          Requires: libx264.so.142()(64bit)
          Available: x264-libs-0.142-4.20140423gite260ea5.el7.nux.x86_64 (nux-dextop)
              libx264.so.142()(64bit)
          Available: x264-libs-0.142-7.20140728gitaf8e768.el7.nux.x86_64 (nux-dextop)
              libx264.so.142()(64bit)
          Available: x264-libs-0.142-11.20141221git6a301b6.el7.nux.x86_64 (nux-dextop)
              libx264.so.142()(64bit)
          Installed: x264-libs-0.148-11.20160614gita5e06b9.el7.x86_64 (@rpmfusion-free-updates)
             ~libx264.so.148()(64bit)
You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest


It looks like a matter of a package being named wrongly or something. I cannot find the lib package that it is asking for. Also, the suggested fixes don't work.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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burakkucat
 Posted: Apr 23 2018, 02:38 PM
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Looking at the lines you have posted, I see that your system has the nux-dextop repository enabled.

The quickest way to resolve your problem would be to ask for help in the Nux! forum.

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