Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 164406
totem video player seems to be unable to play MPEG video files
Last modified: 2013-03-13 00:48:44 EDT
Description of problem:
Attempts to "play" a foo.mpeg file result in an error dialog containing:
Totem could not play 'file:///home/dmk/russian_hidden_camera.mpeg'.
There were no decoders found to handle the stream in file
"file:///home/dmk/russian_hidden_camera.mpeg", you might need to install the
Unfortunately, I could find no "corresponding plugins available anywhere.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt to open a .mpeg movie file.
error dialog displayed
mpeg movie (with both video & sound) should be played in totem "screen"
example of failing mpeg video file attached
Created attachment 117203 [details]
video file sent received via... no idea of content
mpeg isn't supported or shipped in Fedora because of patents.
You can go to totem's homepage http://www.gnome.org/projects/totem/ for more
information on getting mpeg and other format to work with totem. Look under the