Codecs in Fedora 9

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Tue Apr 1 14:48:15 UTC 2008

Chris Negus wrote:
> Could someone tell me what the state of mp3 and other non-free codecs is
> for Fedora 9? My concern is that I don't see a codeina package and I
> (like others) am not able to play flash videos from firefox.

Well, codeina is still there. The plan is to drop the "paid" codecs and 
only keep the gratis mp3 plugin. Refer

# yum info codeina

Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Installed Packages
Name       : codeina
Arch       : noarch
Version    : 0.10.1
Release    : 6.fc9
Size       : 369 k
Repo       : installed
Summary    : GStreamer Codec Installation Application
URL        :
License    : GPLv2.1+
Description: Codeina installs codecs for GStreamer.

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