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[How To]: Install XBMC 11.0 “Eden” Multimedia Center on Fedora 16 Verne

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XBMC is a free and open source multimedia center, it’s available for cross-platforms. Probably you have seen a quick look for XBMC 11.0 Eden running on Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot at LinuxNov in this post, if not, you might want to check it out for more information about what’s new in XBMC 11.0 Eden, because in this post we will have a look at the installation instructions for XBMC 11.0 Eden on Fedora 16 Verne only.

[How To]: Install XBMC 11.0 “Eden” on Fedora 16 Verne

Recently XBMC has been updated to the latest stable version 11.0 “Eden” on the rpm fusion update repository for Fedora 16 “Verne”. So, let’s get to the installation instructions.

First: Install the repository from RPM fusion website

On the website you can install it using the graphical user interface installer for RPM fusion repository, or simply run your terminal, and type

This command will install the RPM fusion free repository only. Which includes XBMC 11.0 Eden package.

su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck'

Second: Activate the RPM Fusion repository

su -c 'yum --enablerepo=rpmfusion-free-updates'

or you can activate the repository by checking it from the “software sources” tab on the “software settings”.

Third: “finally” install XBMC 11.0 Eden

su -c ‘yum install xbmc’


That’s it for now.

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