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Date: 2009sep30
OS: Linux
Distro: RedHat/Fedora/CentOS

Q.  How can I play Quicktime movies with Totem on Fedora?
I get this error message:

The playback of this movie requires the following decoders which are not installed: MPEG-4 AAC decoder MPEG-4 Video decoder
A. You have Totem installed but for people who don't the command is:
dnf install totem
Next, make sure you have the livna repository activatated:
rpm -Uvh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm
Make sure the atrpms repository is activated. In file /etc/yum.repos.d/atrpms.repo place:
[atrpms] name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - ATrpms baseurl=http://dl.atrpms.net/f$releasever-$basearch/atrpms/stable gpgkey=http://ATrpms.net/RPM-GPG-KEY.atrpms gpgcheck=1
then installed these packages:
dnf install libquicktime faac libfaad2 gst-ffmpeg gstreamer-plugins-base gstreamer-plugins-flumpegdemux gstreamer-plugins-good gstreamer-plugins-schroedinger gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-bad-extras gstreamer-plugins-farsight gstreamer-plugins-ugly
Perhaps they aren't all necessary but this did the trick for me. I was interesting in using Totem (which uses Gstreamer) to play Quicktime. If you want to use mplayer there are different codecs you can use.

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