Cannot play MP3 files on Totem

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Wed Nov 23 12:34:48 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:58 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 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...

Fedora tries to find the appropriate plugin, but no appropriate plugin is found:

I do have the repository rpmfusion non-free installed.

Any further ideas?


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