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How to Enable MP3 on Fedora 12

By Daniel D'Agostino, 2010-02-09

Introduction

On free Linuxes such as Fedora, MP3 playback is not supported by default. To enable it, you have to download a package containing non-free software (including the MP3 codec), and to do this, you first have to set the correct repository.

Solution

Open a terminal and run the following commands:

su
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm
rpm -ivh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly

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