Introduction to GStreamer Good Plug-ins

The GStreamer Good Plug-ins is a set of plug-ins considered by the GStreamer developers to have good quality code, correct functionality, and the preferred license (LGPL for the plug-in code, LGPL or LGPL-compatible for the supporting library). A wide range of video and audio decoders, encoders, and filters are included.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.2 platform.

Package Information

GStreamer Good Plug-ins Dependencies





AAlib-1.4rc5, ALSA OSS-1.0.28, GTK+-3.22.28 (for examples), GTK-Doc-1.27, libdv-1.0.0, libgudev-232, PulseAudio-11.1, Speex-1.2.0, taglib-1.11.1, Valgrind-3.13.0, v4l-utils-1.14.2, JACK, libcaca, libiec61883, libraw1394, libshout, Orc, and WavPack

User Notes:

Installation of GStreamer Good Plug-ins



If you need a plugin for a given dependency, that dependency needs to be installed before this application.

Install GStreamer Good Plug-ins by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --with-package-name="GStreamer Good Plugins 1.12.4 BLFS" \
            --with-package-origin=""  &&

To test the results, issue: make check. The souphttpsrc test is known to fail for unknown reasons.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Programs: None
Installed Libraries: Several plugins under /usr/lib/gstreamer-1.0
Installed Directories: /usr/share/gstreamer-1.0/presets and /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/gst-plugins-good-plugins-1.0

Last updated on 2018-02-21 15:00:02 -0600