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Old 03-29-2006, 01:34 AM   #1
Schalken
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Kaffeine and amaroK in openSUSE


I'm having a pretty hard time getting Kaffeine to play these wmv, mov & avi videos, and also getting amaroK to play an mp3. When I try to play something in Kaffeine or amaroK, it just jumps to the end of the video/mp3 and stops, as though it has a length of 0.

Can someone tell me how to get Kaffeine and amaroK working in openSUSE?

Its 64bit version, if it matters.
 
Old 03-29-2006, 06:17 PM   #2
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you need to download and install the necessary codecs for those file types. they aren't included by default. google add suse repositories and you'll get a page on opensuse's website that tells you how to do this
 
Old 04-08-2006, 09:00 AM   #3
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Yeh I already did that and it didn't work. So I decided to move to the evaluation version, I installed the codecs (mplayer) and now it works like a beute'.

However, I still can't get WMVs playing properly. All I hear is the audio, no video.
 
  


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