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asked 2017-03-17 17:14:48 -0500

PlainDave gravatar image

updated 2017-03-17 19:41:54 -0500

Hello. I can't get any radio stations (on their websites) to play in Fedora with Gnome. I'm using Firefox. Any help would be appreciated.

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What player are you trying to use to listen the streams? What browser are you using on the websites?

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2017-03-17 20:29:02 -0500 )edit

share a radio station website link with me, and I will try. I might get a better idea, if I see any error mesages that might come up.

SteveEbey73701 gravatar imageSteveEbey73701 ( 2017-03-18 09:14:53 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-03-19 05:04:37 -0500

MaoTao gravatar image

I had the same issue, after a fresh install of Fedora 25. The problem was with the gstreamer codecs. And by that i mean you have install extra codecs, beyond the ones come installed by default from Fedora.

You can open the Software app, Add-ons and codecs and check what is installed. I have installed :

GStreamer Multimedia Codecs/Base/Extra/H.264 and i can listen web-site based radio.

But in order to install the extra gstreamer codecs, you need to enable RPM Fusion repositories (free and nonfree):

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