[HLUG] Videos - unable to view.
etwell at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 31 11:35:43 BST 2005
I did not make plain the problem. I have not burnt these files to a DVD as
I do not have a suitable writer. So these files are currently on the
desktop and I would like to play them from there if at all possible.
Clicking on them has no effect, other than to bring up the 'associate with'
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Shorthouse" <kungfu at globalnet.co.uk>
To: "Herefordshire Linux Users Group." <herefordshire at mailman.lug.org.uk>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2005 2:17 PM
Subject: RE: [HLUG] Videos - unable to view.
> Try http://cambuca.ldhs.cetuc.puc-rio.br/xine/ this has all the codec you
> need to run windows media files & mpg2 files DVDs ect.
> The file you will be interested in is
> http://cambuca.ldhs.cetuc.puc-rio.br/xine/w32codec-0.52-1.i386.rpm its
> the 5th from the bottom...
> Hope this helps
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Benjamin Weber [mailto:b.weber at warwick.ac.uk]
> Sent: 30 July 2005 11:28 AM
> To: Herefordshire Linux Users Group.
> Subject: Re: [HLUG] Videos - unable to view.
> Hi Noel,
> Xine or MPlayer (or one of their frontends, kaffeine for example) should
> You might need to install w32codecs from a package repository for your
> distribution. The packman yast repository for SuSE has these packages of
> questionable legality, Not using mandrake I don't know what repository you
> would use but i'm told http://plf.zarb.org/ should have them.
> On Saturday 30 July 2005 06:22, Noel McG. wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have recently downloaded from
> > http://www.go-opensource.org/go_open/news/download_go_open/ some MPEG4
> > video files.
> > Can anyone suggest a programme or way to view these on my Linux machine
> > running Mandriva 10.2 please.
> > Thanks.
> > Noel.
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