LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-21-2009, 03:48 PM   #1
goocreations
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2009
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Distribution: Fedora 11
Posts: 8

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Xine Mpeg Codec Error


I've installed Xine on Fedora 11. Each time I open Xine, I get an error telling me that it can't find the Mpeg video codec.
I've installed all missing codecs (my Kaffein and MoviePlayer is working 100%), but I still receive this error.

I'll be glad about any solution. Thank you.
 
Old 06-22-2009, 01:59 AM   #2
rylan76
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Potchefstroom, South Africa
Distribution: Fedora 17 - 3.3.4-5.fc17.x86_64
Posts: 1,540

Rep: Reputation: 101Reputation: 101
I'm running Xine along with MPlayer on Fedora 11.

What I usually do is to compile and install MPlayer first, then Xine. I put the MPlayer codecs into /usr/lib/codecs, and it seems as if Xine also uses them from there. Xine works fine in my Fedora 11, but then again I only use it to play DVDs (because it has DVD menu support) and I use MPlayer for everything else like playing clips, etc.

If you have a problem with a certain file that won't play, try MPlayer - as long as you've installed its most recent codec pack, into /usr/lib/codecs, there are VERY few files it cannot play.

Last edited by rylan76; 07-02-2009 at 11:15 AM.
 
Old 06-22-2009, 05:04 AM   #3
goocreations
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2009
Location: Pretoria, South Africa
Distribution: Fedora 11
Posts: 8

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
thanx, i'll try it.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
codec for playing .mpeg and .avi files matrix13 Linux - Software 3 12-15-2008 03:58 PM
Implementation of SEEK for different codec types (H.264, MPEG 1/2) koodoo Programming 1 06-16-2008 11:20 AM
Video codec Mpeg 1/2/4 and RTP steven_yu Programming 1 06-18-2007 08:39 AM
Xine mpeg 1/2 error at startup. FC4 install jrv2kgt-s Linux - Software 2 11-09-2005 10:41 AM
codec for xine cthinh Linux - Newbie 1 08-19-2005 08:03 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:53 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration