kaffeine and xine-lib-extras-freeworld
joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de
Sun May 1 05:43:00 UTC 2011
after struggling some weeks to get video and sound running in kaffeine
when using DVB-T TV, I coincidentally found a notice in some forum that
installing xine-lib-extras-freeworld could solve my problem. And indeed,
So my question: Why this package is not installed together with
kaffeine? Well, it's not on the fedora repos, but I found it at the
Weird: "rpm -i xine-lib-extras-freeworld" says:
"This package contains extra codecs for the Xine multimedia library.
These are free and opensource but left out of the official Fedora
repository for one reason or another."
Anybody knows the reasons for that weird policy?
Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at rhrk.uni-kl.de>
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