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Old 09-11-2008, 04:15 PM   #1
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can not run video files downloaded from the net

i can't seem to play any videos streamed from youtube, and video files which i have downloaded.
do i have to download a specific player?

i've downloade music files and have been able to play them with out any problems

i'm running ubuntu 8.04, kernel linux 2.6.24.-19, gnome 2.22.3
Old 09-11-2008, 05:26 PM   #2
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You will need the win32 codecs additional package and flash player. There must be a guide on the ubunto wiki.
Old 09-11-2008, 05:58 PM   #3
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install mplayer and all ( including the win32) ( all-20071007.tar.bz2 )

and for flash videos
install adobe flash

all of the above should have prebuilt binaries in the ubuntu repos


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