how do i play avi (or other) files in linux? please help!
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Have you downloaded and installed the mpeg3 and mpeg4 decoders in the first place? I am giving an advise unasked for: if you want good quality from M Player, download Alsamix and Alsamix GUI from the software manager and in their window just UP the Volume ( i am just passing on a fantastic piece of advise from a "Sound" Pro)! Best wishes! IF THE PREVIOUS POST SOLVES YOUR PROB.,JUST FORGET THIS POST!(Very sorry for the bold type)
PS: My apologies to divyashree! She was faster off the track, while i was composing my post!
Last edited by vyver; 11-06-2010 at 09:32 AM.
Reason: Missed divyashree's post!