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mp3 or mpeg4 and other ffmpeg codecs on Fedora [closed]

asked 2016-01-09 10:21:08 -0500

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Hello, I'm new to fedora, more used to ubuntu or mint. I have the french version of fedora and when I want to open a mp3 or a mpeg4 film, it tells me to a install a decoder for mp3 or mpeg4. It proposes to install but when I accept nothing happens. Since the name of the package needed is given in french I don't even know how to install it by commandd > yum install, since to do that you need the original name in english. And anyway I'm not very good at terminal ligns. Perhaps there is a library or a decoder in yum extender, but I didn't find it, despite looking with keywords such as "codecs", "decoder" "mp3" or even "ffmpeg"...

Could somebody give me the name of the exact package in yum extender I need to install to have mp3 and MPeg4

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answered 2016-01-09 23:21:31 -0500

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This question has been asked and answered hundreds of times; even you can see a direct link on the home page ... "Frequently Sought posts"

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It seems the frequently sought posts are not visible enough on the home page...

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-01-10 19:48:37 -0500 )edit
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Should I make them bold if that'll help? Askbot doesn't have "sticky" posts unfortunately - otherwise I'd have stuck these posts at the top of the list.

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2016-01-11 05:39:35 -0500 )edit

@FranciscoD_: Why not giving it a try. Or can you move the colum

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-01-11 09:13:50 -0500 )edit

The columns cant be moved I'm afraid. It's a fixed sidebar. The contents can be changed, but not the positioning etc (not without patching askbot I mean)

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2016-01-11 10:32:33 -0500 )edit

Above comment was supposed to be longer but somehow the edit wasn't saved. Nonetheless you got what I wanted to say. Since moving the sidebar to the left is not easily doable (and wouldn't look good), try it with a bold or larger font, I'd say.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-01-11 11:04:20 -0500 )edit
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answered 2016-01-09 13:09:14 -0500

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You need to install rpmfusion.org repos free and nonfree, then install individual codecs or install mplayer, ffmpeg or vlc so it will install the codecs as dependecies.

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