anyone else with this problem

David Fox dfox94085 at
Sun Oct 5 03:50:43 UTC 2008

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 11:58 AM, Nigel Henry
<cave.dnb2m97pp at> wrote:
> On Thursday 02 October 2008 03:56, David Fox wrote:

> Installed w32codecs, and tried the above again, and Bingo! I get the stream.

You know, there doesn't seem to be a w32codecs available - at least
not on Ubuntu Hardy 64 bit.

I thought I had installed both. I do have w64codecs. The affected
codec (dshow apparently, something that seems to be available in
windows media player) is simply not available in Hardy, not that I can
see. And mplayer says that it should be enabled at compilation.

Trouble is, I have the medibuntu repository set for mplayer and the
codecs - exactly for stuff that can't be in the main trunk on ubuntu.
But still, this codec is missing, or simply not available.

Seems to me if a site can't play nice and offer its content in
something that is accessible for non-Windows machines then its content
should be ignored.

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