2006-02-21

How to play MPEG videos on FC4

Out of the box, my FC4 does not play MPEG videos. When I use FireFox to browse to a sample video, I tell FireFox to open it in the default application, Totem. Totem runs, and a window appears, complaining that it doesn't know how to decode the file.

To install MPEG video support for Totom, I type:

$ sudo yum install gstreamer-plugins-extra-video

After that, it just works.

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