.wmv not playing in lucid

Jordon Bedwell jordon at envygeeks.com
Sun Oct 3 12:12:48 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 17:15 +0530, arshad wrote:
> i forgot to say, that i could play the movie, but could not get the
> sound, it prompts me to search for the plugin but returns with no
> plugins found and the video continues to play without audio.
> here is the output:
> arshad at arshad-desktop:~$ totem
> ** Message: Missing plugin: gstreamer|0.10|totem|Windows Media Audio 9
> decoder|decoder-audio/x-wma, wmaversion=(int)3, bitrate=(int)96024
> (Windows Media Audio 9 decoder)

echo 'deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ lucid free non-free' \
>> /etc/apt/sources.list

wget -q http://packages.medibuntu.org/medibuntu-key.gpg -O- | \
sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update

apt-get upgrade && apt-get install w32codecs

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