Cannot play MP3 files on Totem

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Wed Nov 23 15:22:23 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 3:16 PM, Richard Shaw <hobbes1069 at> wrote:
>>> I do have those rpms installed:
>>> $ rpm -q id3lib -q libid3tag
>>> id3lib-3.8.3-25.fc16.x86_64
>>> libid3tag-0.15.1b-11.fc15.x86_64
>>> $
>>> but cannot play MP3 files.
>> I don't have those installed and I can play MP3 files just fine on my
>> F15 system and Totem.
>> Did you install all the gstreamer packages from rpmfusion?
>> yum install gstreamer*
> He's got gstreamer-plugins-ugly which should cover it.
> How many MP3's have you tried? Maybe it's got a malformed ID3 tag?

I have installed

yum install gstreamer*

and tried several MP3 without any success. On F14 all these MP3 files
could be played with Totem.


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