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Old 07-24-2007, 06:17 AM   #1
Mekanto
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AVI Movie


I have a movie in the format of .avi, when I open it with "Movie player" I a error saying...

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You do not have a decoder installed to handle this file. You might need to install the necessary plugins.
What do i need?
 
Old 07-24-2007, 07:10 AM   #2
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You need the proper codecs to play the file, what is your linux distro and are you sure that the movie player is named "Movie Player"?

I suggest you to take a look here but depending on your distro there must be an easier way.
 
Old 07-24-2007, 07:42 AM   #3
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I use Ubuntu 6.06 and the movie player is "totem" aparently :S
 
Old 07-24-2007, 08:12 AM   #4
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Yep! You got the easiest of all distro's to install

Download easy ubuntu and follow the instructions here

Easy ubuntu is a pack of scripts that will help you install with a few mouse clicks, multimedia codecs and proprietary drivers.
 
  


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