.wmv not playing in lucid
arshad3m at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 17:40:58 UTC 2010
On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 09:43 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 10/03/2010 06:19 AM, arshad wrote:
> > On Sun, 2010-10-03 at 07:12 -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> >> 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
> > thanks for your reply.
> > after executing the first two commands (source list addition and wget)
> > i tried to do the apt-get upgrade and it asks for 564mb to be downloaded
> > which is not possible at the moment.
> Most likely because your system is outdated & hasn't be upgraded in a
> long time?
lolz, i never updated since the installations. :p
but the system has been very cool and i don't have any major probs.
> > so i just did the apt-get install w32codecs and still i could not get
> > the audio for wmv
> Perhaps these will help:
> sudo wget --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
> http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list && sudo
> apt-get --quiet update && sudo apt-get --yes --quiet
> --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get
> --quiet update
> [Basically does what Jordon was pointing out all in one line & without
> the upgrade command]
> Individual packages are here:
> You'll probably want:
> and if you are on a 64bit system:
thanks for this, i will check out tonight.
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