[Sugar-devel] Installing gstreamer media codecs on XO-1

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 03:14:12 EDT 2012

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 1:06 AM, David Leeming
<david at leeming-consulting.com> wrote:
> A few stumbling blocks for me;
> (1) the two localinstall commands below each need Internet connections to
> succeed on a fresh install, or the error is "cannot retrieve repository
> metadata".

Correct. This is the preparation stage, where you need internet to
prepare a USB stick. We cannot perform magic transfer of files yet :-)

> (2) I don't know what to use for "package1 package 2 etc"; I tried using
> gstreamer-plugins-ugly and gstreamer-ffmpeg and it says "no match for
> argument".

Those are probably the package names you want. I would say
 gstreamer-ffmpeg gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly

If it is not finding them, after you've successfully completed step 1,
maybe you need to also pass an --enablerepo=rpmfusion* option to

> (3) So I also need to download the dependencies of the two rpmfusion rpms.
> What is the "package name"?

The package names are the names of the packages you want as discussed
in step 2 above.

I really feel we are going in circles here. Perhaps a read of the
documentation for yumdownloader will help you picture what it does, so
you can figure things out a bit more independently?


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