Play windows media video wmv in Linux



How to play wmv files  in Linux  ?



Answer :



1- first  you  have  to install  the rpmfusion repository  with

yum –nogpgcheck install


2-Install some  needed  packages

yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg

3- install Mplayer Totem and VLC

yum install totem vlc mplayer -y

4-Now to play the file with commands you can use

vlc /patch/file.wmv
totem /path/file.wmv

mplayer /path/file.wmv

5-you can play from the gui mode
Application >media>VLC or Mplayer of Totem Medoa player

6-To enable playing these files from your browser :

yum install totem-mozplugin gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-plugins-bad