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After upgrading to fedora 18 Totem doesn't see proprietary codecs

asked 2012-12-31 11:41:47 -0500

gruszczy gravatar image

I have upgraded recently to 18. Now when I want to watch a movie in Totem, it says it doesn't have codecs H.264 and AC-3. mplayer works fine and displays movies. Does anyone know how I can fix this?

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It really works! Many thanks!

fuckcpc gravatar imagefuckcpc ( 2013-01-07 23:59:17 -0500 )edit

It must be a comment.

Jomoos gravatar imageJomoos ( 2013-01-11 02:00:13 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-12-31 13:12:06 -0500

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updated 2013-02-02 13:40:26 -0500

First You need to enable RPM fusion repositories. This can be done by

su -c 'yum localinstall --nogpgcheck'

If fedora 18 installed, then install ‘gstreamer1′ is required instead of gstreamer. So search & install gstreamer1 codec

sudo yum install gstreamer1-libav gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free-extras gstreamer1-plugins-bad-freeworld gstreamer1-plugins-good-extras gstreamer1-plugins-ugly

for searching all plug-ins available :

sudo yum search gstreamer1-plugins-

Note: The new totem 3.6 uses gstreamer 1.0 & there is no gstreamer1-ffmpeg package in repository now is gstreamer1-libav.

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thx @Desintegr updated

hhlp gravatar imagehhlp ( 2013-01-02 08:34:09 -0500 )edit

This was exactly what I was looking for. Thanks a lot! However, I'm also using Fedora 18 and when I entered the first command, it ultimately tried to install the Fedora 19 versions, such as rpmfusion-free-release-19-0.4.noarch and rpmfusion-nonfree-release-19-0.4.noarch. But when I replaced "branched" with "18" in the URLs in that command, it found the right ones for Fedora 18.

enderandpeter gravatar imageenderandpeter ( 2013-05-09 12:03:19 -0500 )edit

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