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Old 10-07-2008, 02:39 PM   #1
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Unhappy video codeic

Hi am running fedora core 9 linux currently
i have got mp3 audio codeic but am not getting MPEG4 video codes to watch movies
is there any way out to download it or install it
plz help me
Old 10-07-2008, 02:56 PM   #2
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VLC should be able to play mpeg4

Fedora 9

Use RPM - LIVNA for F9 (available for x86, x86_64 and ppc)
Install livna-release-9.rpm for F9

    $> su -
    #> rpm -ivh
    #> yum install vlc
    #> yum install python-vlc mozilla-vlc
alternately you can install mplayer and the codec packages

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Old 10-07-2008, 06:10 PM   #3
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You should be able to play mpeg4. But you might be missing some H.264 stuff if you don't have the above.

Also make sure you install libavcodec, ffmpeg, mplayer, libquicktime, libxvid, libx264, lame, vlc, and others. Some of which may only be available from source for your distro.
Old 10-08-2008, 07:18 AM   #4
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you can also install mplayer ...

yum -y install mplayer

yum -y install mplayer-gui

you can also search for other codec that is available in Livna repository
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i would really recommend that you install vlc media player, it is by far the best thing for watching movies, quite simple program, low memory and space usage.

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