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Old 07-24-2009, 09:54 AM   #1
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Trouble playing videos.


I am running fedora 11 gnome version , and I am having a problem with running adobe flash video and Ms video. Is this a license issue thing or maybe try a different player ?
 
Old 07-24-2009, 10:00 AM   #2
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on my Fedora11 I generally use vlc to play media and flash works fine, when I installed the flash player from Adobe.
I did install the gstreamer_non-free and gstreamer-ugly (the names are something like that) from the rpm-fusion repository's to help with codecs and such.
 
Old 07-24-2009, 10:04 AM   #3
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Check here for information on installing FlashPlayer on Fedora 11:
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Flash

For windows media files, follow the instructions given in this tutorial. Actually, if you want to ensure that the most commonly installed pieces are installed, follow this from page 1. For only what you've asked for in this post, follow page 4:
http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfec...ra-11-gnome-p4

Hope this helps!

Thanks,
Jay
 
Old 07-24-2009, 12:05 PM   #4
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you might also want to look at mjm's page or DangerMouses page
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-f11.html
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...l#mediaplayers
http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mj...f11.html#flash

http://www.dnmouse.org/
the autoten/eleven should install everything needed.
 
Old 07-25-2009, 12:15 AM   #5
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Not having much luck with this, it should not be this difficult to watch a video,but its not that big a deal. Thanks anyway.
 
Old 07-25-2009, 10:23 PM   #6
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I downloaded a different browser and that took care of the video problems, Thanks guys!!
 
  


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