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Old 04-26-2007, 09:03 AM   #1
mad_hatter
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VLC to play WMV help.


How can i get vlc (0.8.6b) to play wmv files.
I've got suse 10.2 on my desktop and 10.1 on my laptop.

On 10.1 it plays, no problem.
On 10.2 it doesnt.

i cant figure what i did on 10.1 that i didnt do on 10.2.
It plays .avi's fine.

Can someone maybe steer me in the right direction

thanks a million
 
Old 04-27-2007, 06:53 PM   #2
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I have the same version and it plays wmv without a problem so clearly it's not a bug. It seems more likely you are missing one or more codecs. ffmpeg?
 
Old 05-02-2007, 02:51 AM   #3
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its there. perhaps some config changes need to be made.
 
  


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