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Old 11-13-2006, 10:16 PM   #1
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Installing win32 codecs for Kaffeine


I am trying to watch porn, so I downloaded and installed Kaffeine, but it won't play WMV, MPGs, or any of that mess. I went to the Kaffeine website and it said to download the codecs, I did, but now I don't know what to do after I downloaded them. It said to extracted them into /usr/lib/win32, but that directory doesn't exist. What should I do?

EDIT: I'm EXTREMELY new to all this jazz, so, please use layman's terms.
EDIT 2: I'm using Ubuntu.

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Old 11-13-2006, 10:52 PM   #2
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Seriously? No one is going to help a brotha out? I get shit on everytime I install Linux! I've tried Mandirva, and Ubuntu, and everytime I think I'm getting somewhere, I try to do something like I would usually do on a computer - in this case watch porn - and Linux fails to provide me with that much because I need codecs, or it just crashes. Sure Linux is more secure, but it sucks. You can barely do what you want to do on a computer, on a computer with Linux. Maybe it's the distro's I've tried? I don't know, but so far, Linux is not user-friendly, or...a stable OS IMO.(because it crashes randomly)

Last edited by reddazz; 11-14-2006 at 02:23 AM. Reason: removed some swear words
 
Old 11-13-2006, 10:53 PM   #3
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Well, Kaffeine is a frontend for a media player named Xine. The Xine webpage says to put those (extracted) into /usr/lib/codecs. BTW, you might get better or faster responses if you left out the details of why you need it.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 10:56 PM   #4
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More than half the people on this site look at porn while on the computer - they're using an operating system that only nerds can handle. Think about it...

EDIT: What should I do about the random crashes? I'd actually rather have a blue screen of death because they actually tell you why the system crashed if you can understand hexadecimal code and jibberish.

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Old 11-13-2006, 11:00 PM   #5
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Well, what sort of conditions does it crash under? When you run a certain program? When the computer gets a heavy load? Truly random crashes are almost always hardware problems. Try posting your system log after it crashes.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:04 PM   #6
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heh heh... so much trouble for just pron.
Install your pron/windows compatible codecs like this:

wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/rele...060611.tar.bz2

#sudo mkdir /usr/local/lib/codecs/
#sudo mkdir /usr/lib/win32

#sudo tar xvfj all-20060611.tar.bz2
#sudo cp ./all-20060611/* /usr/local/lib/codecs/
#sudo cp ./all-20060611/* /usr/lib/win32/

#sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/codecs/*
#sudo chmod 755 /usr/lib/win32/*

For a firefox plugin, apt-get mplayer and mplayer-plugin to watch your online nature movies

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Old 11-13-2006, 11:04 PM   #7
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It can't be a heavy load, or a certain program because the computer wasn't under that much stress when it crashed...about 4 times, and I didn't open the same program either time it crashed. When it crashes, the screen just goes black and the power button on the moniter just switches back and forth from brown to green.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:06 PM   #8
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heh heh... so much trouble for just pron.
Install your pron/windows compatible codecs like this:

#wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/rele...060611.tar.bz2

#sudo mkdir /usr/local/lib/codecs/
#sudo mkdir /usr/lib/win32

#sudo tar xvfj all-20060611.tar.bz2
#sudo cp ./all-20060611/* /usr/local/lib/codecs/
#sudo cp ./all-20060611/* /usr/lib/win32/

#sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/codecs/*
#sudo chmod 755 /usr/lib/win32/*

For a firefox plugin, apt-get mplayer and mplayer-plugin to watch your online nature movies
I don't know how to install anything, sir. Other than using the "Add/Remove Programs" boy in the Applications Menu. Oh, and I sure as shiz don't know how to use the terminal.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:06 PM   #9
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Seriously? No one is going to help a brotha out?
Please learn to be more patient.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:10 PM   #10
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okay, go into your menu and look for a program called Konsole or Terminal. Open it. Then, one line at a time, type in everything jens gave you, except the "#".

When he mentioned apt-get, try these

#sudo apt get mplayer
#sudo apt get mplayer-plugin
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:11 PM   #11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Sir Loin
I don't know how to install anything, sir. Other than using the "Add/Remove Programs" boy in the Applications Menu. Oh, and I sure as shiz don't know how to use the terminal.
Just open a terminal (it's in your menu) and copy and paste those commands.
The first one will download all codecs (if ends up on your desktop, drag and drop it in your home map(your user).

Feel free ask more questions when needed.

EDIT: I'm a slow typer.
EDIT2: ...it's:
apt-get mplayer mplayer-plugin (and not apt get)...

Last edited by jens; 11-13-2006 at 11:14 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:15 PM   #12
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Look in gnomes menu area for a gnome terminal(dosbox)type of window and type all the commands exactly like Jen show. In fact you can copy & paste if you like, one at a time.

Don't worry, your p0rn aint going anyplace. That's why you want to try Linux, huh, tired of all the viruses & trojans using windows and p0rn!!!
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:20 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by BittaBrotha
Look in gnomes menu area for a gnome terminal(dosbox)type of window and type all the commands exactly like Jen show. In fact you can copy & paste if you like, one at a time.

Don't worry, your p0rn aint going anyplace. That's why you want to try Linux, huh, tired of all the viruses & trojans using windows and p0rn!!!
Not at all, kind sir. I've wanted to use Linux for about a year now, but always got shizzed on when I tried to install it, or connect to the internet, or watch porn. My XP drive is actually virus free.

Also, I get this error when I enter the first line into the terminal boy.

EDIT: I have the codecs on my desktop already, I just don't know what to do with 'em.

Last edited by Sir Loin; 11-13-2006 at 11:21 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:25 PM   #14
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Not at all, kind sir. I've wanted to use Linux for about a year now, but always got shizzed on when I tried to install it, or connect to the internet, or watch porn. My XP drive is actually virus free.

Also, I get this error when I enter the first line into the terminal boy.

EDIT: I have the codecs on my desktop already, I just don't know what to do with 'em.
So you have the "all" codecs package using wget?
Next just copy and paste those other commands in your terminal.

Last edited by jens; 11-13-2006 at 11:27 PM.
 
Old 11-13-2006, 11:28 PM   #15
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I have the "windows-essential-20061022.zip" boy. Is that the correct one?
 
  


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