LinuxQuestions.org

LinuxQuestions.org (/questions/)
-   Linux - Software (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/)
-   -   Cannot play avi and mp3 files (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-software-2/cannot-play-avi-and-mp3-files-561077/)

claudiudpb 06-12-2007 12:56 AM

Cannot play avi and mp3 files
 
when i try to play music(mp3) or video (avi) my player totem returns this error ´You don´ have a decoder installed.You might need to install the necessary plugins´ . What should I do? Do you know any other good players for centos 5?

entz 06-12-2007 01:38 AM

Well ,
this media player issue is a widespread problem in many distros ,because of the original versions not shipping the necessary packages to play videos and /or music..

what you need to do is , download the following rpm's (at least they work for suse)
w32codex , xinelib , speex , cacalib , totem and maybe some others.
anyhow you should searh for a distro specific package of xinelib and see what dependencies you get.

good luck

UhhMaybe 09-09-2007 07:26 PM

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html Try here for mplayer, great references from our friends in these forums. Try here for VLC...http://www.videolan.org/vlc/ Good luck to YOU.


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43 PM.