RelPlayer 11Gold ubuntu 8.04 problem playing .avi files

Jimmy Angelakos vyruss at
Wed Jun 17 21:50:28 BST 2009

On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 10:51 -0700, James Vasa wrote:
> I am new in Linux. I have Ubuntu 8.04.(Greek). i have download and successful
> install real player but i can't make it play avi files. The message i am
> receiving when i am trying to play avi is "Component missing" "The following
> components are required : avi" and when i press the button "Check for
> updates" the browser goes to the realplayer11 download page and i don't know
> what to do. Thank you and if any one can help me i am waiting for
> instructions. Sorry for my English...

Remove that Realplayer junk and try the instructions here:

Follow the link to Medibuntu and their instructions too.

All your videos will play fine.


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