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Hi, Thank you for your help! First time there is progress now I am getting excited. I was almost going to give up.
I went with the Gnome link you gave and installed everything it told me to and inserted the cd when it asked me to and at the end it said installation is successful.
I can play a wmv file from my pc no sound though and the screen froze. When I insert a DVD it automatically opens the totem player but it says it needs some codecs. Even if I open manually the vlc player does not play dvd neither does mplayer. Have I missed something?
I have had the same issue with mplayer, i installed smplayer and it went away.
But i dont know whats the issue or how smplayer solves it, because smplayer is
just a front-end to the mplayer and does not do anything different!
After I installed smplayer it is working fine. Previously people were saying various things, even the staff at Novell were leading me through a dark alley. You solved in two simple steps. Thank you again.
Two minor issues, if you can help!
How do I stop totem player from starting automatically when a media file is clicked or when a dvd is inserted?
And ever since yesterday after I installed these files my surround sound speakers are constantly hissing, DO you know why? Is there any way I could stop it?