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creeping death
1st June 2008, 10:57 AM
I am on fedora9 x86.

I installed the free codecs using


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}

the videos were all playing, until I restarted the system. After I restarted the system this is what used to come...
http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/3368/screenshotcodecinstalleky6.png

and naturally I would cancel, but then no video would show up...

I again tried to install the gstreamer plugins but this is what came up


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.8-1.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-bad-0.10.7-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-ugly-0.10.8-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdcss-1.2.9-5.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdread-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdnav-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do


what has happened, how do I resolve this?
please help.

Wayne
1st June 2008, 11:04 AM
Yuck, that's the new codec buddy thing that was introduced in F8. Fire up Yumex and remove it. I can't remember exactly what it's called so can't remember the "yum remove" command...

Wayne

dejan.kitic
1st June 2008, 11:08 AM
I am on fedora9 x86.

I installed the free codecs using


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}

the videos were all playing, until I restarted the system. After I restarted the system this is what used to come...
http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/3368/screenshotcodecinstalleky6.png

and naturally I would cancel, but then no video would show up...

I again tried to install the gstreamer plugins but this is what came up


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.8-1.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-bad-0.10.7-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-ugly-0.10.8-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdcss-1.2.9-5.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdread-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdnav-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do


what has happened, how do I resolve this?
please help.

Try yum install totem-backend and then do totem-backend -b xine as a root.This tells totem to use xine as backend, if not working, this way you may set another backend.



totem-backend
Usage:
- As root, to set the default backend, system-wide:
/usr/bin/totem-backend -b <backend name>

- As a normal user, to run a program with a specific backend:
/usr/bin/totem-backend -b <backend name> <program name> [program options...]

- "backend name" is one of gstreamer or xine
- "program name" is one of totem, totem-audio-preview,
totem-video-indexer or totem-video-thumbnailer

creeping death
1st June 2008, 11:36 AM
thanks dejan.kitic. Setting the backend to xine worked...

@Wayne...fedora8?

but the install information says... ".fc9"....


Package gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.8-1.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-bad-0.10.7-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-ugly-0.10.8-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdcss-1.2.9-5.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdread-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdnav-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version


having made xine as the backend, its all working now.But should I remove the codecs? and if yes then where can I find the latest codecs for fedora9?

Wayne
1st June 2008, 11:45 AM
No, no! The codec buddy application that you posted a shot of was introduced in F8 and is also in F9. It's not needed, so remove it :)

Wayne

knadoor
1st June 2008, 03:38 PM
@ dejan.kitic
I tried your advice as well:

Try yum install totem-backend and then do totem-backend -b xine as a root.

Unfortunetely now my VLC player, audacious and etc won't play MP3 files because it gives an error with zine which i *did not* have before I tried that method.

is there anyway i can undo what i did??

dejan.kitic
1st June 2008, 09:41 PM
@ dejan.kitic
I tried your advice as well:


Unfortunetely now my VLC player, audacious and etc won't play MP3 files because it gives an error with zine which i *did not* have before I tried that method.

is there anyway i can undo what i did??

As far as I know totem-backend has nothing to do with those apps you listed...It simply tells totem which engine to use as backend. What exactly is the error you are refering to?
There are two choices for totem one is xine and the other one is GStreamer, type as root or normal user just totem-backend and you ll see the options.Could you post rpm -qa | grep xine ?

Kendoka
2nd June 2008, 01:09 AM
I am on fedora9 x86.

I installed the free codecs using


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}

the videos were all playing, until I restarted the system. After I restarted the system this is what used to come...
http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/3368/screenshotcodecinstalleky6.png

and naturally I would cancel, but then no video would show up...

I again tried to install the gstreamer plugins but this is what came up


yum install gstreamer-plugins-{good,bad,ugly} libdvd{css,read,nav}
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.8-1.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-bad-0.10.7-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package gstreamer-plugins-ugly-0.10.8-1.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdcss-1.2.9-5.lvn9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdread-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Package libdvdnav-4.1.1-6.fc9.i386 already installed and latest version
Nothing to do


what has happened, how do I resolve this?
please help.

Not sure on the solution to your new problem set, but Codeina is the culprit for the pay for codec window. you can remove it using;



yum remove codeina

Firewing1
2nd June 2008, 02:37 AM
To install the backends:

yum install totem-{gstreamer,xine}
Switch to xine:

su -c "totem-backend -b xine"
Switch to gstreamer:

su -c "totem-backend -b gstreamer"