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Old 01-22-2005, 09:46 AM   #1
liljhand
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mplayer, xine and codecs


Im using mandrake 10.1 rite now and im having diffficulties installing codecs for both mplaye and xine. Ive looked in this whole forums but lots of stuff doesnt make sense to me. I dont know how to install those codecs. When i try to configure a file , it says not allowed or summin. plz help me coz i cant play my divx or xvid videos and i want to install other codecs too
 
Old 01-22-2005, 10:24 AM   #2
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first of all to install something you must be logged in as root(normally it is not advised to log in as root), you can do this by typing su in console!
second what is shown when you try to play movie?
i am asking because i used mandrake 10.1 too and i didn`t had any problems!!!
 
Old 01-22-2005, 11:10 AM   #3
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ok i solved the problem in mplayer.. but in xine, it plays the video and the background sounds, but it doesnt play the actual voices of the actors.
 
  


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