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Old 07-20-2010, 01:16 AM   #1
nasser019
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Totem Movie Player in Ubuntu 10.04


When ever I installed Ubuntu 8.04 in the past and now installed 10.04 at present I see that always I have to install kodec or extra plug inn for Totem Movie Player 2.30.0. My question is that why we have to install extra plug inn to watch a video program specially in a Operating system that is most important and why not there by default in Ubuntu distributions like a video software?
 
Old 07-20-2010, 01:44 AM   #2
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Because some codecs have patents.
 
Old 07-20-2010, 02:25 AM   #3
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When ever I installed Ubuntu 8.04 in the past and now installed 10.04 at present I see that always I have to install kodec or extra plug inn for Totem Movie Player 2.30.0. My question is that why we have to install extra plug inn to watch a video program specially in a Operating system that is most important and why not there by default in Ubuntu distributions like a video software?
craigevil is part right This applies in THE GOOD OLE USA and Japan
Most Other Countries and The EU Don't care for Software Patents If you want a Distro that have everything installed and works on Install Try Linux Mint 9 http://www.linuxmint.com/download.php
Download The MAIN DVD Burn ISO and Check it out.
Also have a LiveCD for Download,but don't have everything.
Ubuntu is NOT Linux, Linux is NOT Ubuntu.
 
  


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