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Old 11-19-2008, 10:21 AM   #1
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Install VLC on Fedora 7, but not playing any video


I download vlc for fedora 7 from http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-fedora.html. However, it does not seem to play any thing. I tested it with avi and flv. Is there any other codec I need to download?
 
Old 11-20-2008, 08:01 PM   #2
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Open a terminal and start VLC from there. The terminal will list the problems that VLC is having(this is a good troubleshooting method in general).
 
Old 11-21-2008, 12:47 AM   #3
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I tested it with avi and flv. Is there any other codec I need to download?
i would say yes BUT seeing as the fedora 7 repos are DEAD you will have fun finding them
you can try here BUT???? ( last updated may 2007)
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pu...ux/releases/7/
 
Old 11-22-2008, 02:46 AM   #4
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One the terminal, I invoke the progroam with vlc commands, then drag and drop a dvi file into the software window. I got following messgage.
$$ vlc
VLC media player 0.8.6g Janus
main warning: can't store message (Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character): found Chunk fourcc:e79e79e7 (
[00000336] main decoder error: no suitable decoder module for fourcc `IV41'.
VLC probably does not support this sound or video format.
[00000313] main playlist: nothing to play

For flv file, I got following mesg
$ vlc
VLC media player 0.8.6g Janus
main warning: can't store message (Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character): found Chunk fourcc:e79e79e7 (
[00000336] main decoder error: no suitable decoder module for fourcc `IV41'.
VLC probably does not support this sound or video format.
[00000313] main playlist: nothing to play
 
Old 11-22-2008, 03:19 AM   #5
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Fedora 7 is nolonger supported install fedora 9 or in 1 to 2 weeks install fedora 10
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For flv file, I got following mesg
install " libflashsupport" see above for the location of a dead repo
 
  


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