Bug 164406 - totem video player seems to be unable to play MPEG video files
Summary: totem video player seems to be unable to play MPEG video files
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: totem   
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Version: 4
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: John (J5) Palmieri
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Reported: 2005-07-27 18:36 UTC by Dave Knight
Modified: 2013-03-13 04:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-07-27 18:55:18 UTC
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video file sent received via... no idea of content (3.18 MB, video/mpeg)
2005-07-27 18:36 UTC, Dave Knight
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Description Dave Knight 2005-07-27 18:36:17 UTC
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
corresponding plugins

Unfortunately, I could find no "corresponding plugins available anywhere.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt to open a  .mpeg movie file.
Actual results:

   error dialog displayed

Expected results:
   mpeg movie (with both video & sound) should be played in totem "screen"

Additional info:

   example of failing mpeg video file attached

Comment 1 Dave Knight 2005-07-27 18:36:21 UTC
Created attachment 117203 [details]
video file sent received via... no idea of content

Comment 2 John (J5) Palmieri 2005-07-27 18:54:48 UTC
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
codec heading.

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