wma files quit playing

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Mon Jul 26 05:35:05 UTC 2010

On 7/26/10 12:31 AM, Thomas wrote:
> When I first installed Karmic I installed codecs that play all kinds of
> files. I was able to play wma files in Rhythmbox and Totem. After a few
> weeks and a security update (have no idea what they were) and installing
> kino, avidemux, and libdvdcss2 and some other non av stuff I found out
> today that i can no longer play my wma files.
> In both Rhythmbox and Movie Player (Totem) It pops up a window and
> searches for plugins then returns No such luck. The requested plugins
> are:  Windows Media Audio decoder.
> I downloaded the restricted-packages when I first installed karmic and
> everything played.
> Any Ideas?
> Thanks,
> Thomas

Start mplayer with -v from terminal and watch the output as it goes on.

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