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Old 03-09-2008, 06:52 AM   #1
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i need a player that support mpeg and mpg format kplayer and
movie player do not support this format?
 
Old 03-09-2008, 07:03 AM   #2
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i need a player that support mpeg and mpg format
No you don't. You can easily convert your existing files to free formats.
http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/why-au...t-matters.html
http://www.bleedinedge.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34811

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kplayer and movie player do not support this format?
Yes they do.

How to play mp3 and mpeg files in linux is probably the most common question asked by newbies. The answer is always the same.
1. Do not use non-free formats
2. if you absolutely must, then install the codecs, but make sure you understand the issues first.

These codecs are not provided with your distro for a reason. However, your distro will have particular means to install them, usually from a third-party. For this reason, it is a good idea to edit your profile to show your distro (as well as some sort of location) ... I could have provided the solution already.
 
Old 03-09-2008, 07:04 AM   #3
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Ahh with the Xine codices this is not necessary
 
Old 03-09-2008, 07:20 AM   #4
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Um - you mean "Xine codecs" presumably... codices is plural for codex (a book, or block of wood). Or was that a pun?

Anyway, Xine uses the same restricted codecs that everyone else uses.
http://xinehq.de/index.php/faq#PLAYBACK
http://xinehq.de/index.php/hackersguide
 
Old 03-09-2008, 09:06 AM   #5
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Just installed win32 codecs.

For Ubuntu, you can read here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=75278

The easiest solution is to just look for internet about installing mplayer with codecs.
 
  


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