Watching video in Ubuntu

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Wed Nov 14 13:42:35 UTC 2007

On Wed, 14 Nov 2007 14:56:32 +0200
"Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at> wrote:

> At my university I must watch some video lectures. I am completely
> unsuccessful in watching them in Totem, VLC, or Mplayer. Although the
> videos are available only from within the university, the CS help page
> lists these sites that use the exact same technology:
> mms://
> mms://
> Are other Ubuntu users able to view these videos? How? Thanks in advance.

All either 404 Not Found or "failed to resolve" - except the .asx URL,
which plays perfectly with

mplayer -playlist

"INX Is Not X" based on Ubuntu 7.04 Live CD:
Screenshots slideshow:

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