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Old 04-05-2006, 07:47 PM   #1
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just getting aggrivated

Okay. I want to update Firefox. I want to play pls files.

So I go to LQ's sources.list thread for Debian. (I run Etch)

I change my sources.list file to reflect whats on the sticky. I run the following:

apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
apt-get dist-upgrade

BAM my firefox is brand spanking new YAY!
Now when I go to play pls files, Totem says 'there is no plugin for this file'.

ARG! It plays JUST FINE before the update. I update, one thing is fixed and another thing breaks!

Do I need special sources?
Do I need to run different commands?
Or is it just impossible to have my cake and eat it too with Debian?
Old 04-05-2006, 11:32 PM   #2
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why not just go online and search for the correct codec?
Old 04-06-2006, 12:54 AM   #3
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It doesn't say something like "click here to install missing plugins"?

Perhaps may have the plugin you need.
Old 04-06-2006, 07:12 AM   #4
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Oh, no, it has the codec. On a clean install of Debian it plays pls files JUST FINE. It downloads them and totem plays them. Perfectly.

After I "upgrade" my OS, Firefox is updated and still downloads the pls files. It's Totem that stops working. I dont know where I would find a codec that is most likely built into it.
Old 04-06-2006, 07:16 AM   #5
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thats a good place to start, google found it for me

scroll down to codecs, it says the codec is based on the backend, so gstreamer or xine


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