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Old 11-21-2005, 07:31 PM   #1
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Codec problem (xine, kafffine, etc)


Hi,

I would like to play the mpg files from my canon s50.
Xine tells me that I need a special codec - where can I find this, and how do I install them?

Thanks
 
Old 11-21-2005, 11:37 PM   #2
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Use the file command or tcprobe to indicate what kind of movie it is. It may be an .avi file using a DivX codec.
Here is a link to the "divx4linux" home page:
http://www.divx-digest.com/software/...dec_linux.html

Also, check if you have a win32codec package that you can install. If not, google for the terms "divx daily build"

The infomation I found on the web indicates that the camera produces either AVI or WAVE movies. I'm not familiar what kind of video a WAVE file is.
 
Old 11-21-2005, 11:50 PM   #3
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Codec

I think there is windows dll codec on Xine website. Its bundled in a compressed file. Check it out , its been months since i last went there. Not sure about now. Anyway , all the best.
 
Old 11-22-2005, 02:36 AM   #4
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I tried to install the following:

43631 2005-11-22 16:14 libdvdcss-1.2.8-2.network.i386.rpm
not testet
7498892 2005-11-22 16:16 RealPlayer9-9.0.7.151-4.i386.rpm
failed dependency libXm.so.2 is needed by RealPlayer9-9.0.7.151-4
8308394 2005-11-22 16:16 w32codec-1.52-1.i386.rpm
install ok, but xine still says no codec found
 
Old 11-22-2005, 02:40 AM   #5
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I cannot play dvds either:

xine: cannot find input plugin for MRL [dvd:/]
xine: input plugin cannot open MRL [dvd:/]
xine: found input plugin : DVD Navigator
 
Old 12-01-2005, 05:54 AM   #6
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Which distro do you have? Is it 64 bit?
 
Old 12-01-2005, 07:16 AM   #7
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Hi,

I found the solution to be added the packman resource and then running a system update :-)

thanks.
 
  


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