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Old 02-18-2013, 11:50 PM   #1
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not able to use rhythmbox or movie player


When trying to play music or videos I get movie player requires an additional plugin to decode this file. The following plugin is required MPEG-4 AAC decoder. Then it asks do you want to search so I say yeas and it doesn't find anything I tried putting new players on there and it never finds a mirror to use. I run fedora 17
 
Old 02-19-2013, 12:38 AM   #2
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What is the error when it tries to search plugin?
Is it always in search mode or there is alert box like "Broken Packages" or something else?
 
Old 02-19-2013, 02:05 AM   #3
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Could not find plugin in any configured software source
 
Old 02-19-2013, 02:46 AM   #4
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Try this
Code:
su -c 'yum update rhythmbox'
 
Old 02-19-2013, 02:46 AM   #5
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Have you checked your package manager for mpeg libs or mpeg decoders? I do not know how Fedora's package manger (YUM?) works, but either it or Fedora's web site should have information about them. I had to add one or two of those packages for Debian to play a few varieties of media formats.


Oops. pavi_kanetkar beat me to it.

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Old 02-19-2013, 04:06 AM   #6
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Take a look at this
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=288045
 
Old 02-19-2013, 04:14 PM   #7
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i tried this code
su -c 'yum update rhythmbox'
and got this
no match for argument: rhythmbox
no package rythmbox availabe
no packages marked for update
i also tried this code from the forum posted
yum install gstreamer* --exclude=*devel,*doc
and this is the final set of errors i got
http://mirrors.ucr.ac.cr/fedora/rele...770f06b6c1cdd6
4e20cbc3348d5e7e335112f21736a66d233594-file lists.sqlite.bz2: [errno 14] curl#6- "couldnt resolve host"
trying other mirror
error: failure: repodata/d76e56939851770f06b6c1cdd64e20cdc3348d5e7e335112f21736a66d233594-
filelists.sqlite.bz2 from fedora [errorno 256] no more mirrors to try
i also tried another thing on the forum and tried downloading this and it has a small amount on the progress bar
and never gets any farther
http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfr...-17.noarch.rpm'
 
Old 02-19-2013, 04:53 PM   #8
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http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showpo...20&postcount=3
 
Old 02-20-2013, 12:26 AM   #9
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Ok.. try this !
Code:
su -
yum clean all
yum update
yum install gstreamer-plugins-bad
Try to install gstreamer plugin,search for that if you can't install with above commands.
 
Old 02-20-2013, 12:44 AM   #10
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The OP has to enable the rpmfusion repos & nonfree & the links the OP posted returned 404 not found.
The repos that need to be enabled are in the link I gave
 
Old 02-20-2013, 04:26 AM   #11
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fedora will never ship with non free code
fact of life
you have to install it from a third party repo

please see Mjmwired's page
in the frdoreforun there is a YELLOW bold link at the top
"Fedora Set-Up Guides"
http://www.fedoraforum.org/?view=fedora_setup
the very first guide is mjmwried's
for fedora 17
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f17.html
the multimedia part
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...l#mediaplayers

Mjm uses "SUDO " , that is NOT the fedora default
fedora dose not set that up , so if you want to use sudo you have to turn it on and configure it

by default fedora uses " su " and " su -"
 
Old 02-21-2013, 10:45 PM   #12
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Ok so with all the codes I try I always get the error no more mirrors to try
 
Old 02-21-2013, 11:25 PM   #13
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please post the exact terminal lines you are using .

for mplayer ( base package )
Code:
su -
---- your root password when asked ----
yum install mplayer mplayer-gui gecko-mediaplayer mencoder
then for the mplayer codecs
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...l#binarycodecs
Code:
su -
---- your root password when asked ----
mkdir -p /usr/lib/codecs
cd /To/The/Location/You/SAVED/THE FILE
tar -jxvf all-20110131.tar.bz2 --strip-components 1 -C /usr/lib/codecs/

Quote:
I always get the error no more mirrors to try
???? odd ???
what repos do you have installed ?
did you NOT install the "rpmfusion" repo as the guide told you to
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...a-f17.html#yum

please post the output of
Code:
su -
yum repolist all
fedora will never host software that is breaking USA law ( patent and copyright enforcement and royalty issues)
it MUST be installed from third party software repos

Last edited by John VV; 02-21-2013 at 11:30 PM.
 
Old 02-22-2013, 10:35 PM   #14
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this code [root@mike michael]# yum repolist all
brought this up
repo id repo name status
fedora Fedora 17 - i386 enabled: 21,738
fedora-debuginfo Fedora 17 - i386 - Debug disabled
fedora-source Fedora 17 - Source disabled
updates Fedora 17 - i386 - Updates enabled: 8,237
updates-debuginfo Fedora 17 - i386 - Updates - Debug disabled
updates-source Fedora 17 - Updates Source disabled
updates-testing Fedora 17 - i386 - Test Updates disabled
updates-testing-debuginfo Fedora 17 - i386 - Test Updates Debug disabled
updates-testing-source Fedora 17 - Test Updates Source disabled
repolist: 29,975
 
Old 02-22-2013, 10:39 PM   #15
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install the rpmfusion repo
the needed files are in that repo as per the guide's instructions
Code:
su -
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
--- and this also ---
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
then install the programs
 
  


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