Helping your latest Linux release work with media
Jul 13, 2010, 14:38 (0 Talkback[s])
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"So in this article I am going to discus how to install the
necessary codecs to get these media types running in both Fedora 13
and Ubuntu 10.04.
"A necessary proclamation
"Unfortunately Linux is hindered by licensing issues. This is
why you will be hard-pressed to find a major distribution that
ships with pre-rolled in MP3 support. It's frustrating, but it's a
reality when dealing with licenses. Does that mean you have to go
without listening to MP3′s and other file formats? No. You
can still enjoy them, you just have to install support for those
tools yourself (or allow the system to install them)."