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Old 11-07-2009, 06:27 PM   #1
Dessi
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Question how to copy Mplayer codecs to new directory


hey everybody
i use linpus linux lite , and im new here
i've try everything but i still cant move the codecs to the new dorectory... I read everything in forums , and i try hard, but it doesnt work . can you explain me all the steps from the beginning. What i have to do? step by step.
thank you
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Old 11-07-2009, 06:31 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ! The easiest way is to untar the codec file
Code:
tar zxvf <name of file>.tar.gz
Then enter the new directory
Code:
cd <directory name>
Then copy all the files inside this directory to the codec directory. I believe Linpus uses sudo, so
Code:
sudo cp * /usr/lib/codecs/
<enter your password>
If Linpus doesn't use sudo, just do
Code:
su
<enter root password>
cp * /usr/lib/codecs/
exit
You will need to be in a terminal to do all these commands.
 
  


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