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Totem doesn't play .mkv files by default on fedora 24? [closed]

asked 2016-10-23 10:14:22 -0500

ldgc gravatar image

I tried to play a mkv file of Sintel with totem and it gives me the following error:

"An error occurred

Can't play a text file without video or visualizations."

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close date 2016-10-24 04:43:34.860467

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answered 2016-10-24 02:20:02 -0500

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answered 2016-10-24 00:02:01 -0500

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I believe you have to install the mkv codec. You have to install and enable the rpm fusion repositories. A quick google search will take you to the site, it's very easy, you just follow the instructions on the page and its as easy as installing an rpm package. Here is the rpm fusion url.
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