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If you search the net, there are xmms plugins for wma playback.
A player that plays almost everything is mplayer.
If you have xine, just download the "all" codec package from mplayer and uncompress it in /usr/lib/win32:
Originally posted by hongman Thanks. I do have xine it seems, so I am downloading the all codec package now.
Do I literally just uncompress it into that dir, and it'll all work?
You may also need to edit .xine/config (it's created in the home directory of the user when running xine for the first time )and uncomment the line, if this doesn't work by default:
# path to Win32 codecs
# string, default: /usr/lib/win32 codec.win32_path:/usr/lib/win32
As far as i can remember knoppix uses KDE by default.
So, first of all check if xine can play the file:
right click on the file-> Open With... if xine is not present on the list choose Other and in the command box type xine.
If everything is ok, then click on the file->properties there should be a small button in the middle of the properties box to configure things. Click it. If xine is in the list, move it to the top of the list. If not create a xine entry by pressing Add.
P.S. Hope the wma files you have do not have to aquaer lincence files (encrypted micro$oft files), or you may have problems.
P.P.S when you put the codecs in win32, you should have put all the files without the all-something folder.
ls -ld /usr/lib/win32 should show you the files not the folder.
If the data in your signature are correct, having 1G for swap is just a waste of space. The 2xRAM rule is for system with little RAM. I don't think you'll ever need more than 128MB of Swap, so having 256 or 512MB of swap is more than enough. But 1GB is just a waist of space...
Just my humble opinion....