This is quick guide, howto play .vmw (Windows Media Video) on Fedora 16, Fedora 15 and Fedora 14.

Howto Play .wmv Files on Fedora 16 / 15 / 14

1. Change root user

su -
## OR ##
sudo -i

3. Add RPMFusion Repositories (Free and Non-Free)

32-bit and 64-bit

rpm -Uvh
rpm -Uvh

3. Install needed packages

yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-ffmpeg

Note: I tested this with Totem Movie Player, MPlayer and VLC
If you don’t have Totem, MPlayer or VLC already then you could install them as follows:

Install Totem Movie Player

yum install totem

Install MPlayer

yum install mplayer

Install VLC

yum install vlc

4. Play .wmv Files

Play with Totem Movie Player

totem /path/to/windows-media-video.wmv

Play with MPlayer

mplayer /path/to/windows-media-video.wmv

Play with MPlayer

vlc /path/to/windows-media-video.wmv