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Old 01-15-2010, 09:25 AM   #1
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Problem with opening Divx Movies in Ubuntu


I have installed Ubuntu 9.10 on my laptop.
But I can not open Divx movies.
Also I can not play mp3s.

What should I do in order to play these formats?

With best regards,
Old 01-15-2010, 09:41 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by msbstar View Post
What should I do in order to play these formats?
You need to get the multimedia codecs. See this page:
These codecs are not included with Ubuntu since they are restricted by greedy patent holders who have armies of lawyers to defend their patents. They are easy to add to any linux distro that does not include them though.
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Old 01-15-2010, 01:04 PM   #3
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Thanx tommcd,

I am trying to do what you said.



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