[How To] Install mpeg-4 aac decoder, ffmpeg plugin for Fedora 18

To install the the video and audio codecs on Fedora 18:

1) Install the repositories provided by RPMfusion first.

wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm
rpm -ivh rpmfusion-free-release-18.noarch.rpm

wget http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm
rpm -ivh rpmfusion-nonfree-release-18.noarch.rpm

2) Now, install the plugins.

su -c 'yum -y install gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg vlc'

3) Restart the machine (not required but worked my case)

Note: The plugins are available at http://gstreamer.freedesktop.org/download/

That's it!  ;-)

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