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Old 03-04-2006, 08:29 AM   #1
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playing .wma music?

what do i need to play .wma music files (windows media audio)? xmms and mplayer works weel with mp3 only?
Old 03-04-2006, 10:03 AM   #2
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May be u need an audio codec.....

just go through this page
Old 03-04-2006, 10:11 AM   #3
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This subject has just been extensively discussed here.
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for ubuntu AFAIK,I tried xmms-wma plugin which u need to google and get for GNOME rhythmbox to play get gstreamer-ffmpeg?
or can get win32codecs installed 4 mplayer 2 play.
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when opening .wma format with mplayer i get a click and notice file ended-so i dont know->is that because of licence protection or leak of drivers?
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Talking playing .wma music?

I only installed ubuntu on Saturday but...

Add kde through the repositories.
Open Noatun (in gnome-I haven't checked kde yet).
Add .wma files as new playlist.
Select play.

This appears to only work with .wma that are in a local folder.


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