Nuggest Post: Which programs / packages are needed to play WMV files in linux (ubuntu)

In order to play WMV files under Ubuntu, the easiest way I found was to download the following two packages via synaptic or apt-get: - w32codecs (from the medibuntu repository : http://medibuntu.org/) - Mplayer / Gnome-mplayer Two quick notes: - Opening the WMV files in VLC will not work - Installing only mplayer didn't work. … Continue reading Nuggest Post: Which programs / packages are needed to play WMV files in linux (ubuntu)

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Video and Volume woes in Ubuntu : GMplayer and VLC

I finally moved my home laptop (an Acer Aspire) to Ubuntu 9.10. Everything ran smoothly and I was impressed at the ease of setup. This distro definitely has come a long way since I first tried it. However I did have one major issue. After upgrading to all the latest updates and attempting to play … Continue reading Video and Volume woes in Ubuntu : GMplayer and VLC