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I am a Ubuntu newbie from Hong Kong.
I want to install "PPS Media for Linux Ubuntu" into my computer.

Firstly, I downloaded a package from http://dl.pps.tv/pps_linux_download.html.
However, when I clicked it to install, the App Center showed me a error.

How can I deal with this problem?

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Can you add the exact error message that you received to your question? –  Kevin Bowen Jun 25 '13 at 10:45
    
Cannot install 'mplayer:i386' –  Casper Li Jun 25 '13 at 11:47
    
There is an instruction with pictures : briian.com/?p=7390 but that's not work. Besides, I want to have a friend to tell me something useful in ubuntu if it's possible. Just for share something about ubuntu. –  Casper Li Jun 25 '13 at 11:49

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I guess I know your problem.

PPS is based on mplayer. What you should do is just install mplayer first and then install this PPS.

How to install mplayer? Just open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and Copy/Paste code bellow.

sudo apt-get install mplayer
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"sudo apt-get install mplayer" is a computer instruction? I don't know how to use it...Sorry. Or, I can search "mplayer" in the Ubuntu Software Center? So many results appear. Which one is mplayer I need? "Movie Player for Unix-like System"? –  Casper Li Jun 25 '13 at 12:15
    
I have installed "Movie Player for Unix-like System". but there is the same problem. –  Casper Li Jun 25 '13 at 12:21
    
you are running a 64 bit version? I tried , but encounter the same problem as you, and I find that I am on a 64 bit version but the package need a 32bit mplayer –  tintin Jun 25 '13 at 14:30
    
yeah, it's true that "Movie Player for Unix-like System" is mplayer, and install from software center is perfectly okay,but I guess the problem is that the package is too old and don't support a 64bit computer –  tintin Jun 25 '13 at 14:31
    
My computer is 64 bit version. There are too many problems with ubuntu, making me feel frustrated. Maybe I will turn it back to Windows 7. (I have 2 hard disks) You can see my other questions in this account. –  Casper Li Jun 25 '13 at 16:45

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