Playing google video MP4 files

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at
Thu Mar 27 02:21:41 UTC 2008

Jon Grant wrote:
> Hello.
> I visit google video, and download takeshi castle MP4:
> <>
> Unfortunately it complains about dvaudio, if i copy qdv.dll to ubuntu
> mplayer crashes. VLC and other player cannot play it either.
> Anyone got google video clips downloaded and playing?
> Cheers, Jon

In my Ubuntu 7.10 VLC plays it OK. What version of Ubuntu are you using?
In my system, also totem asks to install a GStreamer plugins package. If
you don't install it, it plays the video without the sound.

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