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Old 12-25-2007, 02:50 AM   #1
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how can I play file avi file with DivX6.40 1280x720 24fps

I do not why but using same movie player (VLC) I can play the avi file ' ef - a tale of memories. ep 11 (DivX6.40 1280x720 24fps).avi' under windows xp but not debian etch.
Anyone have any ideas please tell me.
I think it may be some kind of problem with the resolution, and my current resolution is 1204*768 I tired to change to 1280*800, but I failed.
It may not have anything with the problems, but in case I just post.
P.S. the player I have tried is mplayer, VLC, and movie player.
Old 12-25-2007, 11:15 AM   #2
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The resolution isn't the problem. Your player will adjust to the smaller resolution that your X session has. The problem is probably a codec issue. You need to enable divx playing, which usually requires a codec. You don't have your distro listed, so I can't make any solid suggestions, but most major distros have the codec available in the non-free repositories.

You can download the codec directly from here, but if you aren't commandline comfortable, you might run into problems.

Old 12-27-2007, 11:45 PM   #3
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sorry i did not seem to be able to install this file.
Even i ran it, the problem does not seem to be solved.
when i ran it, there is also some error message appear:

debian:/home/jason# ./divx611-20060201-gcc4.0.1/
./divx611-20060201-gcc4.0.1/ line 5: less: command not found

Do you accept the terms of this agreement? Please type yes or no.
Proceeding with installation
unzip: cannot find or open contents.dat, or contents.dat.ZIP.
cp: cannot stat `/tmp/.divx/lib/*.so': No such file or directory
mkdir: cannot create directory `/usr/local/include/divx': File exists
cp: cannot stat `/tmp/.divx/include/*': No such file or directory

any ideas?


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