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Old 04-23-2006, 12:19 AM   #1
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Can anyone on this board recommend a free - perferablly open source media player for the GNOME Linux Desktop that can play regular windows media files (wma,asx) and connect up to a MMS Server??
Old 04-23-2006, 12:40 AM   #2
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Install the Win32 codecs for WMA etc and search for the MMS, I've seen solutions on this forum.
Old 04-23-2006, 01:06 AM   #3
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If you follow all the instructions you can find here, you MAY be able to play .wma files if they're not protected. Best bet, look in the Tutorial section for a HowTo on converting them to another format and then do the right thing. Never allow another piece of that trash on your computer again.
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Totem (with the xine backend and win32 codecs) is also good and fits in nicely with GNOME 2.x because its built with GTK2.


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