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Old 01-24-2010, 05:07 AM   #1
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kubuntu is not playing media files but gnome is why?

i installed kubuntu enviroment in my new linux version of ubuntu 9.10 and it was playing media files then all oversudden it stopped playing the media files but when i play media files in gnome enviroment they play!!i have tried updating it but there is no change.what do i do?

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Old 01-24-2010, 05:53 AM   #2
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What kind of files are you trying to play and which media player do you use? Is your soundcard configured correctly?

What media player you use in Gnome?
Old 01-24-2010, 06:14 AM   #3
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i am using kaffeine and vlc to play mp3,mpeg,mp4,wma and avi files
Old 01-24-2010, 06:18 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by kiruja View Post
i am using kaffeine and vlc to play mp3,mpeg,mp4,wma and avi files
Did you do this?
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras


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