Hey! You're right! There's nothing there! I didn't work my way down through the folders. I just assumed that there was content in the folder tree.
Updates still has content, http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/...pdates/9/i386/
, including vlc-0.9.9-2.fc9.1.i386.rpm
Try this in a terminal. Copy and paste.
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/updates/9/i386/rpmfusion-free-release-9-12.noarch.rpm
That should install the updates repository for Fedora 9. Then you may be able to
Hopefully there won't be dependency errors.