Help with multimedia files needed
Ralph De Witt
ralphdewitt at tampabay.rr.com
Sat Oct 27 02:43:55 UTC 2007
On Friday 26 October 2007 16:19:44 Michael Bach (gmx) wrote:
> Ralph De Witt wrote:
> > On Friday 26 October 2007 13:38:43 Karl wrote:
> >> Try "medibuntu".
> >> www.medibuntu.Borg
> >> Op Friday 26 October 2007 18:27:06 schreef Ralph De Witt:
> >>> Hi all:
> >>> I am running a up to date Gutsy system. While looking at some
> >>> multimedia files, I noticed that I have some WMF files that are not
> >>> opening. I would like to get these to open and then convert them to a
> >>> standard format. Can anyone tell me what codecs I need to download then
> >>> what I have to do to convert them to a standard format? TIA
> >>> --
> >>> Yours,
> >>> Ralph.
> >>> It said Use Windows XP or better, so I installed PCLinuxOS 2007
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> >>> Kernel version 2.6.22-14-generic
> >>> Current Linux uptime: 2:53, days user hours minutes.
> > Karl:
> > Thanks for help. Have win32codecs installed, have mplayer installed,
> > installed xine, but still unable to open files. When I click on file and
> > say open with kmplayer, nothing shows it says mplayer not running. If I
> > select open with xine no pictures. Any help as to configuration etc? TIA
> One way to get more information is to start mplayer from the
> commandline. In a terminal, run this: "mplayer NamOfMediafile.wmf".
> Else, click on the file and say open with kmplayer, in the kmplayer
> menu, go to "view" and select "Console", the appearance will change and
> you will get a few lines of textual information. Check this for any
> errors, or post it.
This is what I get selecting a random file and choosing to open with kmplayer.
Hope this helps some. I am running on a Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop.
MPlayer 2:1.0~rc1-0ubuntu13 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU T5600 @ 1.83GHz (Family: 6, Model: 15,
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled with runtime CPU detection.
Can't open joystick device /dev/input/js0: No such file or directory
Can't init input joystick
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.
Terminal type `unknown' is not defined.
Win32 LoadLibrary failed to load:
avisynth.dll, /usr/lib/win32/avisynth.dll, /usr/local/lib/win32/avisynth.dll
libavformat file format detected.
[mp3 @ 0x86fdf28]Could not find codec parameters (Audio: mp1, 448 kb/s)
LAVF_header: av_find_stream_info() failed
Exiting... (End of file)
It said Use Windows XP or better, so I installed PCLinuxOS 2007
Register Linux User 168814 ICQ #49993234 AIM & Yahoo ralphfdewitt jabber.org
GPG Public Key available at http://www.keyserver.net
Key id = 3097 3BC4
Kernel version 2.6.22-14-generic
Current Linux uptime: 13:12, days user hours minutes.
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