Non-free plugins for GStreamer
GStreamer is a multimedia framework used by many media players including rhythmbox, banshee, totem, listen, exaile and others. Due to legal issues support for various non-free formats , including mp3 files, aren't included with GStreamer by default. You can add support for mp3 and other formats by installing an add-on package from the third party repository rpmfusion.org below.
Applicable to Fedora Versions
- Fedora 10+
Doing the Work
- Install GStreamer plugins:
yum install gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg
How to testPlay a media file in a restricted format in a GStreamer powered player, for example a mp3 file.
Some of these are packaged for Fedora.
We test this stuff on our own machines, really we do. But you may run into problems, if you do, come to #fedora on irc.freenode.net