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Old 10-26-2006, 12:29 PM   #1
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problem playing wmv files with mplayer


Hello all,

In order to play .wmv files in mplayer, I need to download and make available w32 codecs. I'm having trouble trying to get these codecs. Can anyone help me out?

Thanks!

Gustavo
 
Old 10-26-2006, 12:40 PM   #2
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http://www4.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/rel...061022.tar.bz2

Else specific codecs can be downloaded from Codecs

Last edited by sn68; 10-26-2006 at 12:44 PM.
 
Old 10-29-2006, 06:46 PM   #3
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sn68,

I downloaded and untarred that tar ball. Copied the files to the directory indicated, but I still can't open those damned .wmv files...

Thanks, though!
 
Old 10-29-2006, 08:02 PM   #4
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this may seem like an odd question, what distro are you using?
 
Old 10-30-2006, 03:30 AM   #5
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Slackware 11.0 (32-bit)
 
Old 10-30-2006, 04:27 AM   #6
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Open a terminal and su to root, assuming that the all-20061022.tar.bz2 is in the current directory;

Code:
tar xvjf all-20061022.tar.bz2
cd all-20061022/
cp ./* /usr/lib/codecs
exit
Then retry mplayer, preferably in the terminal [ie mplayer /path/to/video/file.wmv] so you can see any error messages.
 
  


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