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Old 10-26-2009, 09:59 PM   #1
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Can't watch XVID - VLC 1.0.2

I upgrade to 1.0.2 and I get this error:
No suitable decoder module:
VLC does not support the audio or video format "XVID". Unfortunately there is no way for you to fix this.
Old 10-26-2009, 10:15 PM   #2
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Install plugins, in Ubuntu, they are in the ubuntu-restricted-extra package
Old 10-27-2009, 05:10 AM   #3
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restricted-extras were already installed here is the output when ran in terminal.

VLC media player 1.0.2 Goldeneye
[0x907e140] main libvlc: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
QPainter::begin: Paint device returned engine == 0, type: 1
[????????] x11 video output error: X11 request 132.19 failed with error code 8:
BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
X Error of failed request: BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)
Major opcode of failed request: 132 (XVideo)
Minor opcode of failed request: 19 ()
Serial number of failed request: 103
Current serial number in output stream: 104
Old 10-27-2009, 05:16 AM   #4
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btw video plays in mplayer & here are the results from terminal:

AVI file format detected.
[aviheader] Video stream found, -vid 0
[aviheader] Audio stream found, -aid 1
VIDEO: [XVID] 624x352 24bpp 23.976 fps 1005.8 kbps (122.8 kbyte/s)
Clip info:
Software: transcode-1.0.4
xscreensaver_disable: Could not find XScreenSaver window.
GNOME screensaver disabled
Opening video decoder: [ffmpeg] FFmpeg's libavcodec codec family
Selected video codec: [ffodivx] vfm: ffmpeg (FFmpeg MPEG-4)
Forced audio codec: mad
Opening audio decoder: [libmad] libmad mpeg audio decoder
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16le, 128.0 kbit/8.33% (ratio: 16000->192000)
Selected audio codec: [mad] afm: libmad (libMAD MPEG layer 1-2-3)
AO: [pulse] 48000Hz 2ch s16le (2 bytes per sample)
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 624 x 352 (preferred colorspace: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1.77:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 624x352 => 624x352 Planar YV12


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