Top things to do after installing Karmic

Martin Owens doctormo at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 05:33:10 GMT 2009


On Thu, 2009-10-29 at 23:52 +0100, Przemek Kulczycki wrote:
> 2009/10/29 Daniel Chen <seven.steps at gmail.com>:
> > On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Danny Piccirillo
> > <danny.piccirillo at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> >> I put a lot of time into this post and i was wondering if you could give me
> >> your feedback: Top things to do after installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala
> >
> > Also, are you seriously suggesting people illegally download the
> > Fluendo codec pack as an option?
> 
> AFAIR w64codecs should be enough to play WMV9
> http://packages.medibuntu.org/karmic/w64codecs.html
> Correct me if I'm wrong.

ffmpeg might have support for wmv9 by now, downloading w32codecs is just
as illegal (and the same illigal) as downloading the fluendo codecs.
Copyright infringement.

That's why support is slowly getting put into the FOSS codecs for all
these formats. To reduce the need for w32codecs and things like it.

Martin,




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