How to install vlc?

Hello. I enabled the epel fedora repo, rpmfusion two repo’s. but when I try to install vlc I go the following error.

[ahmed@alma8 ~]$ sudo dnf install vlc
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Error:
Problem: conflicting requests

  • nothing provides libfluidsynth.so.1()(64bit) needed by vlc-1:3.0.13-1.el8.x86_64
    (try to add ‘–skip-broken’ to skip uninstallable packages or ‘–nobest’ to use not only best candidate packages)

Please advice me. And thank you.

One small piece of advice: “–skip-broken” is a good way to break your system. I’ve never heard of it being the right thing to do. As regards VLC, sorry, don’t use it.

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Can you please explain why not to use VLC? I will be using alma linux as my workstation and I need it for video playback.

My fault, I wasn’t clear. my last sentence should have been “As regards VLC, sorry, I don’t use it”. Apologies for being ambiguous. :flushed:

This is a RedHat Linux problem.

It seems that EPEL has removed the package that provided libfluidsynth.so.1()(64bit). You can install this package fluidsynth-libs-1.1.11-6.el8.x86_64.rpm from koji repository,
https://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org//packages/fluidsynth/1.1.11/6.el8/x86_64/fluidsynth-libs-1.1.11-6.el8.x86_64.rpm

installing that package, then installing vlc.

So should I just install the rpm package or do you recommend adding the koji repository? I hope there will be no conflict repositories.

You can just install the rpm package.

I installed the rpm package and vlc got installed and working well.

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Install from RPM fusion repository.

https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-vlc-player-on-centos-8-rhel-8-linux

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