Problems with video playback

Sergio Duran sergioduran at
Fri Jun 2 19:33:18 UTC 2006

Thank you for your reply, I double checked and I already have all those
packages installed, since I had been using dapper since beta, I proceeded
and removed all the hidden directories in my home directory. And now it's
all working.

I didn't check what was the issue, but it probably was something in the
.gstreamer0.10 directory.

I hope this helps somebody else.

On 6/2/06, Pierre-Charles David <pcdavid at> wrote:
> 2006/6/1, Sergio Duran <sergioduran at>:
> > I've been using drapper drake for some weeks now, I installed the
> w32codecs
> > as the forum states but I can't play videos, mostly avi and wmv files,
> the
> > video decoder isnt working, I get audio but the video output is black.
> Which player do you use? If it's Totem (default under Gnome), you also
> need to install the gstreamer plugins: gstreamer0.10-plugins-base,
> gstreamer0.10-plugins-good, gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad,
> gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly, gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse,
> gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse, gstreamer0.10-plugins-ffmpeg
> The "bad" and "ugly" packages refer to plugins which use non-free codecs;
> you obviously need to have enabled universe and multiverse. I've not
> yet come across a video Totem can't handle with all these installed.
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