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Old 12-28-2007, 08:34 AM   #1
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How to open rmvb format?


Hi, how can I open rmvb format files? I tried on many software, but none of them work.
 
Old 12-28-2007, 08:56 AM   #2
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mplayer with win32 codecs (available on mplayer's official website) works fine with that format
 
Old 12-28-2007, 09:14 AM   #3
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Thx for ur help.
 
Old 12-28-2007, 09:43 AM   #4
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I got problem when i use mplayer to open it. The error is: Cannot find codec matching selected -vo and video format 0x30345652.
But i can hear sound coming out.
 
Old 12-29-2007, 05:25 AM   #5
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From mplayer's readme:

Quote:
Unpack the codecs archives and put the contents in a directory where MPlayer
will find them. The default directory is /usr/local/lib/codecs/ (it used to be
/usr/local/lib/win32 in the past, this also works) but you can change that to
something else by passing the '--codecsdir' option to './configure'.
For some reason it doesn't work when you install mplayer from livna repository. You need to copy the codecs
to /usr/lib/codecs/ and everything works fine.
 
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I have this same problem and I tried to pasted the codecs in to /usr/lib/codecs/ file with the terminal but it says permission denied
what should I do I am new to Ubuntu.
 
Old 01-26-2008, 11:39 PM   #7
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'permission denied' - do it as root, or in case of ubuntu do sudo
 
  


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