Audio video Playback In Fedora 7

Submitted by sklav on Wed, 06/06/2007 - 13:31

Step 1: Add the livna Repo

wget rpm.livna.org/livna-release-7.rpm ; rpm -ivh livna-release-7.rpm

Step 2: Add the Macromedia Repo

wget macromedia.mplug.org/macromedia-i386.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/macromedia-i386.repo

Step 3: Install Multimedia Applications

yum -y remove totem totem-plparser;yum -y install totem-xine totem-xine-plparser rhythmbox libdvdcss libdvdread libdvdplay livdvdnav lsdvd mplayerplug-in mplayer mplayer-gui xine-lib-extras-nonfree libdvdcss libdvdread libdvdplay compat-libstdc++-33 flash-plugin mozplugger

Step 4: Installing w32Codecs in order to play everything under the Sun.

wget www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/mplayer-codecs-20061022-1.i386.rpm ; rpm -ivh mplayer-codecs-20061022-1.i386.rpm
wget www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1.i386.rpm; rpm -ivh mplayer-codecs-extra-20061022-1.i386.rpm

you should now have full multimedia and video support for all popular formats. If you experience any issue feel free to post a reply.

*** UPDATE ***
Due to demand for Adobe Acrobat Reader, below is the simplest way to install it without having to add another repository.

wget ardownload.adobe.com/pub/adobe/reader/unix/7x/7.0.9/enu/AdobeReader_enu-7.0.9-1.i386.rpm ; rpm -ivh AdobeReader_enu-7.0.9-1.i386.rpm