Totem and Codec

Jan Moren jan.moren at
Mon Jun 12 05:57:50 UTC 2006

sön 2006-06-11 klockan 22:23 -0500 skrev Kenneth P. Turvey:
> My wife and I have been catching up on the Sopranos and I downloaded the
> latest episode (two versions) and it seems to use a codec that is not
> recognized by either my Linux box or her Windows box.  Is there a way to
> identify what codec is necessary and where to get it under Ubuntu?  
> Just in case someone can tell me based on the filename, here it is:
> The.Sopranos.S06E12.HR.HDTV.AC3.5.1.XviD-CTU.avi
> I should note that I don't have any problems playing other XviD files
> (other than my laptop being a bit too slow).

Since the file will play neither on Linux nor with Windows media player,
and since you can play other XviD files, I'd hazard a guess that the
downloaded file simply is faulty for one reason or another.

Dr. Jan Morén (mr)              
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