wma files quit playing

sdavmor sdavmor at systemstheory.net
Tue Jul 27 00:26:17 UTC 2010

On 07/26/2010 03:40 PM, Thomas wrote:
> 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
> One more thing: I never thought I'd ever get any help from a
> newsgroup since it looks so chaotic, but this beats the hell out of
> a forum =o)> First time I've asked for help in a NG.

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