1

I recently installed Qubes OS and I would like to install VLC Media Player on my personal VM which is based on Fedora 23.

To configure RPM-fusion I ran the two following commands (found on the french fedora documentation):

$ su -lc 'dnf install --nogpgcheck http://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/rpmfusion/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm'

$ su -lc 'dnf install --nogpgcheck http://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/rpmfusion/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm'

First I tried to configure RPM-Fusion using download1.rpmfusion.org server as said here but it's not responding.

Then I'm trying to install VLC typing

$ sudo dnf -y update
$ sudo dnf install vlc

but the VLC package is not found. I've the following error:

[user@personal ~]$ sudo dnf install vlc
Last metadata expiration check: 1:23:59 ago on Fri Dec 30 10:18:41 2016.
No package vlc available.
Error: Unable to find a match.

Is this an other way to install VLC ? I'm used to use Debian based OS and a simple sudo apt-get install vlc is enough.

Informations

[user@personal Downloads]$ dnf repolist
Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:33 ago on Fri Dec 30 14:03:49 2016.
repo id                                                                    repo name                                                                                      status
*fedora                                                                    Fedora 23 - x86_64                                                                             46,074
qubes-vm-r3.2-current                                                      Qubes OS Repository for VM (updates)                                                              186
rpmfusion-free-updates                                                     RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Free - Updates                                                         380
rpmfusion-nonfree-updates                                                  RPM Fusion for Fedora 23 - Nonfree - Updates                                                      106
*updates                                                                   Fedora 23 - x86_64 - Updates                                                                   21,532
  • Tried running dnf -y update before attempting to install vlc? – schaiba Dec 30 '16 at 10:00
  • I tried it, but vlc package is still not found. – AnthonyB Dec 30 '16 at 10:43
  • Please add the output of dnf repolist – schaiba Dec 30 '16 at 10:51
  • I typed it, it has loaded something (an update it seems). I added the output into my question. – AnthonyB Dec 30 '16 at 10:58
  • As you can see, the rpmfusion repositories weren't added for some reason, and that's why vlc is not found. I suggest you download the two .rpm files and use dnf localinstall to install them, then update and repolist again to check. – schaiba Dec 30 '16 at 12:23
0

@schaiba found the solution, thanks.

RPM fusion was installed, but not enabled. This is the default behaviour. To enable it :

$ cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
$ sudo vim rpmfusion-free.repo

In the first section set enabled=1 if it's set at 0.

$ sudo vim rpmfusion-nonfree.repo

Again in the first section set enabled=1 if it's set at 0

Then, run an update and an install.

$ sudo dnf update
$ sudo dnf install vlc

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.