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Old 03-10-2005, 12:55 PM   #1
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WMV in Linux

I have just installed Mplayer. It is very good but now i want to play some .wmv videos. Can anybody tell me how i can do it?
Old 03-10-2005, 01:01 PM   #2
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hi there

try installing the codes from the mplayer site
Old 03-10-2005, 03:18 PM   #3
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get some rpm packages for the mplayer.
u can go to for the rpms
Old 03-11-2005, 06:45 AM   #4
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It woulb be easier for me if you give me the hyperlink with codecs i have to download. Because there are a lot of files.
Old 03-11-2005, 06:51 AM   #5
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it depends on how you installed mplayer, from source or through a package.
Old 03-11-2005, 08:38 AM   #6
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You also didn't specify the distro you are using.. for example.. that functionality comes with Arch

And many of them can be installed with whatever the package tool is for your distro.
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Get wincodecs-something or wincodecs-essential-something if you installed from source (which I doubt). For the rpm it is mplayer-codecs-win32... (


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