Audio/Video codec missing/error

asked 2017-04-14 20:58:20 -0600

zromeo30 gravatar image

Im having problems, i cant play any video/audio file on Rhythmbox, amarok,video player, i am always seeing the error

"Unable to play the file MPEG-4 AAC decoder, H.264(Main Profile) decoder are requreid to play the file, but are not installed"

i have red and installed this link text after installing, nothing change and tried to restart, same result...what to do next? am i missing something? upon checking on Software Center i have installed already the codecs, still not playing and same error..Please Help Thanks!

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If rpmfusion doesn't work for you; why not migrate to unitedrpms?

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2017-04-16 19:26:22 -0600 )edit

The insctructions in your link will make MP3 files play. For MPEG4, you will need x264_libs:

dnf install x264-libs

should work if you have the rpmfusion repo enabled.

anotherlinuxuser gravatar imageanotherlinuxuser ( 2017-04-22 00:47:27 -0600 )edit