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Old 11-13-2009, 04:21 PM   #1
BelzeBob
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Missing codecs


Hi

I'm trying to watch some videos, but I get the message that "Windows media audio 9 codecs are missing" (or something like that.)

Can anyone help?

Btw - I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 and I have also installed the VLC player. And yes, I'm a newbie. :-)

Last edited by BelzeBob; 11-13-2009 at 04:23 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2009, 04:34 PM   #2
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http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:K...y_Applications
 
Old 11-14-2009, 06:21 AM   #3
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Thanks Valdez

Yeah, I ran this one: "sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras" and things started happening. Now this text is at the bottom:

"Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place" - does that mean installation has finished?
 
Old 11-14-2009, 06:23 AM   #4
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If there are no errors, it should be installed.
 
Old 11-14-2009, 06:39 AM   #5
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Great, Repo. Question: exactly where did the files come from? it still seems like magic to me. Actually, I dig the way Linux works. Soon I'll have to find out how it works. I don't really understand repositories and such yet.

Anyways, I'm amazed at how smooth it's going. Very few problems. I want to learn how to utilize the terminal though. It's like "run" in windows, but a lot cooler.
 
Old 11-14-2009, 10:37 AM   #7
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Thanx repo!
 
  


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