Originally Posted by eternal
Glad it worked out for ya!
Every linux distribution has its own cool program fetching command. For example, YDL uses "Yum". Any linux based on the Debian distribution uses "apt-get". Every distribution has its own library of programs. When you type "Yum install Sally", (for example ). YDL will check the repositories files present on the HDD. These are like online address references. They point YDL to its online distribution programs library. For PPC (PowerPC=PS3) YDL, that library isn't very big yet. Thats why "Yum" initially won't work.
So what we do is point YDL to Fedora Core's library instead, by adding additional repository references. This works out for YDL because it is based on Fedora Core. YDL then checks the list of Programs. When it finds "Sally", it will check Sally's dependencies. That is, what codecs, libs, drivers other files that Sally needs to work. And it downloads all of that, unpacks them and installs them.
Check out Fedora Core PPC program Library: http://rpm.livna.org/fedora/5/ppc/repodata/
YDL doesn't take full advantage of the PS3 for some reason. It needs more work from Sony and Terrasoft. I mean when I play a high quality WMV in mplayer for example, audio and video go out of sync and Mplayer's terminal says "Your system is too slow to run this file". LOL.