I'm facing difficulties in running avi files on Totem GStreamer. Every time I try to run such files I get the error message
You don't have a decoder installed to handle this file.
You might need to install the necessary plugins
Well, I have downloaded several plugins and had them saved in all possible locations yet I'm still not able to run these AVI files.
I got these codecs "essential-20061022.tar.bz2" which used to work fine with Kafein and I had them saved under the following directories:
but the problem is still there
I also found in one web page instructions on how to add codecs for Totem. However, the instructions listed there do not apply to the Totem I have. According to the steps listed in that page I should go to
Edit menu --> Preferences --> General tab--> "Add Proprietary Plugins..."
The problem with these instructions is that I don't have the option "Add Proprietary Plugins..."
Does any one know what is the problem in here?