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I have an Acer Ferrari 4005 notebook running Breezy (x86). My laptop uses the Ati Radeon x700 (PCI-x) graphics chipset. I followed the starter guide howto at wiki.ubuntu.com for installing most of the apps and codecs i needed. All went well or so it seemed. I have done 3 clean installs now all resulting in the same: any multimedia file be it mpg, mp3, ogg, dvd plays in fast forward! This is truely retarded! I tried using a different method for installing with each clean install 1) Installed and used the automix app, 2) installed and used easy ubuntu app, 3) installed then used the starterguide and did it all from scratch.
I have also tried different ways of installing the ATI drivers, and currently I am using the method described in the starter guide. glx_gears is reading at 340+ fps.
Okay here is the kicker! DVD playback works perfectly only in OGLE, and MP3/OGG works perfeclty in XMMS, but all of the "gnome" apps are running in fast forward for any different multimedia file! So I dont know if it has something to do with the gstreamer codecs or what.
I hope someone can help I really don't want this to be the reason to go back to windows!
1. Open Synaptic Package Manager
Unmark your current repositories
2. Settings=>Repositories=>New=>Binary (deb)
In URL write: http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/
In Distribution write: testing
In Section(s) write: main
3. Settings=>Repositories=>New=>Source (deb-src)
Do the same
Press OK=> Press Reload
When i go to system>administration>synaptic package manager there is no "new" option, so I selected the "add" then "custom" option but it doesn't have fields for the info you gave, it justs asks for a "apt line"