Xine won't play xvid avi files on new machine

Michael R. Head burner at
Fri Mar 24 12:22:03 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-24 at 09:15 +0900, Dave M G wrote:
> Ubuntu Users,

> VLC player can play the files, which only deepens the mystery for me. 
> Why can VLC player handle the avi files that Xine can't. Totem also 
> balks at xvid encoded files.

You'll need the libxine-extracodecs package from the multiverse.

> Any help would be much appreciated.
> --
> Dave M G
Michael R. Head <burner at>
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