Cannot play MP3 files on Totem

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Tue Nov 22 21:58:50 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Paul Smith <phhs80 at> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Terry Polzin <foxec208 at> wrote:
>>> When trying to play MP3 files on F16 with Totem, I get the following error:
>>> "The playback of this movie requires a ID3 tag demuxer plugin which is
>>> not installed."
>>> Any ideas?
>> MP3 is a proprietary file format codex for it are not included in
>> Fedora.
> Thanks, Terry, but what plugin do I need? I do have rpmfusion
> repository installed, but I do not know what plugin to install.

Strange. As long as you have rpmfusion properly installed Totem should
figure out which packages need to be installed and offer to install
them. At least that's how it usually works for me.

The other strange thing is the error. It didn't say MP3 demuxer, but
rather an ID3 tag demuxer...


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