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looking around i could find some old threads on this topic but nothing recent, seems i need to install some plugins but not sure where to get them - any ...
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- 08-22-2010 #1
how to play wmv in fc13/totem?
- 08-23-2010 #2
Have you tried VLC Player?
yum -y install vlc
- 08-23-2010 #3
It requires software with various licensing or patent issues, which Fedora doesn't provide.
You can get the necessary packages from the 3rd party rpmfusion repository.
Enable that and
su - yum install gstreamer-ffmpeg gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly
VLC also depends upon an ffmpeg package built with proper support for wmv files, so the default package in the Fedora repos may not work. The ffmpeg package in the rpmfusion repo will likely provide support for more media formats.
- 08-23-2010 #4
thanks, i guess what was missing in the older threads was how to enable the rpmfusion repository - as i said in the original post, i am a real newbie. thanks again!