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Old 09-23-2008, 10:26 AM   #1
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playing media files on ubuntu


playing media files on ubuntu
 
Old 09-23-2008, 10:28 AM   #2
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That's nice.. what is the question ?

what type of media files are you trying to play ?

mplayer and VLC cover most types of media files...
 
Old 09-23-2008, 10:36 AM   #3
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If you have a broadband connection, then install all of Kaffeine, Amarok, Xine, KMplayer, SMplayer, Lame, libmad, XMMS, KAudioCreator, k3b, Audacious, soundconvertor, Alsaplayer, some codecs,... then enjoy

there are lots more!
 
Old 09-23-2008, 12:01 PM   #4
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Vlc will handel it all but also install mplayer as well for its firefox plugins.
 
Old 09-23-2008, 01:53 PM   #5
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If you're missing some of the multimedia plugins, take a look at http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:H...on_Hardy_Heron (on the assumption you're using hardy)

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Old 11-13-2008, 02:36 PM   #6
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O.K. this is for all those ubuntu (8.10) newbies (...like me!) who rack their brains (and nerves) poring over their search machines desperately looking for a way to make Amarok (great application but what a nerve trial..) play some decent streams from the web. Look no further.
Just open a terminal and type:

sudo apt-get install libxine1-plugins

(thanx Alan Gibson)
 
  


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