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Old 04-23-2011, 08:34 AM   #1
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Hidden costs of free Mandriva os


Hi,

I've installed Mandriva 10.10.2 and it seems ok, but I cant run any mp3 files nor will VLC have sound, but returns a pop up:


No suitable decoder module:
VLC does not support the audio or video format "flac". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this.

Mandriva directs me to a commercial dl site for me to purchase the necessary (?) software. Is that my only option/

Thanks for your time.
 
Old 04-23-2011, 08:51 AM   #2
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For the playing of media files: http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Playing_...nd_video_files
To play Flac files you will need the codec: http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat....i586.rpm.html - try installing via urpmi before attempting to install the rpm manually.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 04-23-2011, 10:53 AM   #3
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Solved. M.Thnx
 
Old 04-23-2011, 01:12 PM   #4
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