wma files quit playing

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 00:29:52 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-26 at 18:40 -0400, 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.

This is a technical support group, as opposed to a newsgroup. :) Check
the To: header ... "Ubuntu User Technical Support, not for general
discussions". <chuckles> ...like we're doing now. <smirks> Ric

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