Kubuntu Hardy won't play .bin movie?

Bruce Marshall bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Wed Dec 3 03:18:51 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 02 December 2008, Octavian Florea wrote:
> Very odd, I have never met a .bin video file before. After a bit of
> reading I found that vlc and mplayer could play such files, with mixed
> results. Have you tried mplayer?
> You said it appeared as an archive. Try opening it with Ark or use rar
> directly from the command line if you have it installed. If it can list
> its contents then it's an image.

Or perhaps it is a self-extracting file such as the GoogleEarth files, which 
come to you as a .bin file.  

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