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Old 12-30-2007, 03:01 AM   #1
fedex
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Unhappy codec and other ways seem not to be working!


please help me guys,
i got to kubuntu site and downloaded codec for restricted formats but till was unable to play video .
if you could please guide me.
thank you
 
Old 12-30-2007, 03:55 AM   #2
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It would help if you gave us more info, like what type of codec you are trying to play, what website you downloaded codecs from etc.
 
Old 12-30-2007, 08:54 AM   #3
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The easiest way to get your codecs and other non-free stuff installed in one of the *buntus is to install and run Easy Ubuntu.

http://ubuntuforums.org/forumdisplay.php?f=86
 
Old 12-30-2007, 02:43 PM   #4
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Under Debian, I found it the easiest ever:

Quote:
You can find them in the Marillat repository, I use this mirror in my /etc/apt/sources.list file:

deb http://mirror.home-dn.net/debian-multimedia/ etch main
deb-src http://mirror.home-dn.net/debian-multimedia/ etch main

Check this page for a mirror closest to you. So, for the w32codecs we would do this:

# apt-get install w32codecs

Cake.
from :
http://www.debiantutorials.org/content/view/161/1/
 
  


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