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Old 06-18-2009, 04:13 PM   #1
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Can't play any DVD movies or .wmv, .mpeg, .mpg videos in Fedora 11


This is definitely faster and less resource intensive, but I can't play any DVD movies or .wmv, .mpeg, .mpg videos or anything for that matter. Does anyone have a solution for this. I'm also not thrilled with the fact that all the workspaces have to to have the same background. Can someone help please?
 
Old 06-18-2009, 04:17 PM   #2
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Did you install the restricted codecs and whatnot for multimedia?
 
Old 06-18-2009, 04:46 PM   #3
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Did you install the restricted codecs and whatnot for multimedia?
Not that I know of. How would I go about doing that?

Thanks for replying.
 
Old 06-18-2009, 04:49 PM   #4
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Try reading this thread
 
Old 06-18-2009, 04:51 PM   #5
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Try reading this thread
Which thread?
 
Old 06-18-2009, 05:22 PM   #6
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There are some real idiots on this forum aren't there!

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...fedora-733807/
 
Old 06-18-2009, 05:53 PM   #7
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There are some real idiots on this forum aren't there!

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Thanks for your help. I can now play DVDs,.mpg and .mpeg. Still not able to play .wmv but three out of four isn't bad. Thanks again for your gracious help.
 
Old 06-18-2009, 06:17 PM   #8
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Don't know that I've ever tried wmv's, so can't help you there. I guess they are proprietary Windows.

I have a feeling ffmpeg may work though if you want to try that.

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Old 06-18-2009, 06:36 PM   #9
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Don't know that I've ever tried wmv's, so can't help you there. I guess they are proprietary Windows.

I have a feeling ffmpeg may work though if you want to try that.
Actually vlc plays everything. including the youtube downloads and DVDs. Everything is working great now. Thanks again.
 
Old 06-19-2009, 05:58 PM   #10
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i had all that working with the win32 codecs installed in usr/lib/win32
search software installer for " xine " grab the player and all " extra codecs " pkgs
i like kaffiene as a player myself with the xine backend

plays it all
 
Old 06-24-2009, 07:47 AM   #11
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Also take a look at mplayer - I think it is in RPMFusion - it plays just about anything you can reasonably want to, including .wmv.
 
Old 07-26-2009, 11:40 AM   #12
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also if you download the latest version of xinelib from the its home site you can build your own rpm from that. That would give you most of the codecs your looking for. once you have the Tar just su to root and type rpmbuild -ta [name of tar].
 
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install packs:ffmpeg*, libdvdcss* ok!
 
  


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