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Old 11-24-2009, 11:40 AM   #1
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Can't get Totem of VLC to play flash video.


Totem will start to play them but claim i need gstreamer bad plugins... it will offer to install them and afterward will say "data stream error" when i try to play any.

Is there a codec package that would allow me to play flash... i already tried the w64codecs package the gstreamer good bad and ugly from synaptic, and installed totem-xine to no avail.
 
Old 11-24-2009, 03:11 PM   #2
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To play flash video you normally use a plugin for your web browser.
I'll assume you are using Stable/Lenny,the following link shows how to install the flashplugin-nonfree:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-amd64-769264/

The third post in the thread describes how to install.
 
Old 11-25-2009, 11:21 AM   #3
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To play flash video you normally use a plugin for your web browser.
I'll assume you are using Stable/Lenny,the following link shows how to install the flashplugin-nonfree:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-amd64-769264/

The third post in the thread describes how to install.
I know that, i have a flash plugin for the browser... im talking about playing them offline on something like Totem VLC or Mplayer...
 
Old 11-25-2009, 12:45 PM   #4
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I know that, i have a flash plugin for the browser
Well,my apologies.Had you made that clear in your first post i wouldn't have suggested it.
I've got a couple of .flv files from Youtube,both (s)mplayer and Vlc play them just fine.
You say you have Vlc installed,yes?,try playing the file with Vlc from the command line:
Something like;vlc <yourfile.flv>.See if you get any error messages that way.
 
Old 11-25-2009, 06:19 PM   #5
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Well,my apologies.Had you made that clear in your first post i wouldn't have suggested it.
I've got a couple of .flv files from Youtube,both (s)mplayer and Vlc play them just fine.
You say you have Vlc installed,yes?,try playing the file with Vlc from the command line:
Something like;vlc <yourfile.flv>.See if you get any error messages that way.
Ok. from the terminal, the results for VLC:

Quote:
VLC media player 0.8.6h Janus
[00000287] main playlist: nothing to play
for Totem-xine:

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E: socket-client.c: socket(): Address family not supported by protocol
for Totem-gstreamer i get gstreamer warnings flooding the terminal when it starts but the only errors exclusive to FLV are the following which results in a "data stream error" alert on the gui side:

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: /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstschro.so: undefined symbol: schro_decoder_autoparse_push_end_of_sequence
** Message: Error: Internal data stream error.
gstflvdemux.c(528): gst_flv_demux_loop (): /play/decodebin0/flvdemux0:
stream stopped, reason error
 
Old 11-25-2009, 08:39 PM   #6
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Is the .flv file corrupt??Or is this multiple .flv files. Can you open the .flv in Avidemux??
 
  


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