[Bug 67820] Kaffeine unable to find installed codecs

Timothy Miller theosib at gmail.com
Mon Oct 23 19:45:31 UTC 2006

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kaffeine

Note that this is not a complaint about specific unsupported codecs.
Also note that other people claim to have been able to get this working,
so I hesitate to report this as a bug.  But there seems that there is a

I'm using Dapper, and I'd like to be able to play DivX 5 files.  I have
installed the following packages:

- a bunch of codecs from mplayerhq
- w32codecs
- libavcodec-dev  (there is no libavcodec package)
- Kaffeine and kaffeine-zine

As far as I and others can tell, I have done everything right, but it's
still broken.  So there must be some problem with Kaffeine's ability to
use installed codecs that is flaky, and I'm one of the unlucky ones.

** Affects: kaffeine (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: Unconfirmed

Kaffeine unable to find installed codecs

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