[xubuntu-users] Video play back issues

Bruno Benitez gridcube at gmail.com
Sun Jun 9 15:04:47 UTC 2013

tim why dont you try to do a sudo apt-get install xubuntu-restricted-extras

maybe that would fix it?

also try to see if you are using the proper video drivers for your
computer, check the last tab in the Software Sources menu of the ubuntu
software center

2013/6/9 Tim <tim at xendistar.co.uk>

> Morning all
> I am running Xubuntu 13.04 (upgrade from 12.10 when 13.04 first came out)
> and I am having an issue watching videos.
> If I launch Parole  and try to play either an mp4 or a wmv format video
> Parole will just crash.
> I installed VLC and if I try to play either of the above two formats I
> will get the normal sound track but the video player remains black.
> The mp4 video was taken on my android tablet and I could watch the video
> ok with VLC on the tablet, so I am guessing that this is some kind of codec
> issue but I have no idea what or how to check
> Thanks in advance
> Tim
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