[CentOS] Viewing QT .mov files in Totem

Mon Mar 10 19:57:43 UTC 2008
James B. Byrne <byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca>


Is there anything special one must do to get the Totem shipped with CentOS-5
to display .mov files?  When I try to view a file I get an error box with the

  Totem could not play 'file:///tmp/073_complex_forms_part_1.mov'.
                    Could not decode stream."

# rpm -qi totem
Name        : totem               Relocations: (not relocatable)
Version     : 2.16.7                   Vendor: CentOS
Release     : 1.el5                Build Date: Sat 10 Nov 2007 07:59:57 PM EST
Install Date: Mon 03 Dec 2007 02:43:35 PM EST  Build Host: builder7.centos.org
Group       : Applications/Multimedia   Source RPM: totem-2.16.7-1.el5.src.rpm
Size        : 5265974                      License: GPL
Signature   : DSA/SHA1, Tue 20 Nov 2007 02:16:57 PM EST, Key ID a8a447dce8562897
URL         : http://www.hadess.net/totem.php3
Summary     : Movie player for GNOME 2
Description :
Totem is simple movie player for the Gnome desktop. It features a
simple playlist, a full-screen mode, seek and volume controls, as well as
a pretty complete keyboard navigation.


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