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Old 09-03-2007, 06:29 PM   #1
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Question help with video codecs in ubuntu

what would i have to install to view xvid and divx and h264 ect on ubuntu, like is there a codec pack? cuz in totem movie player you need to install codecs to view xvid and im assuming that you are installing systemwide codecs kinda like cccp, like what would i install? ffmpeg?? or the win32 codecs, ps im using the 32 bit version of ubuntu, im running 3ghz processor with 512 mb of ram ubuntu 7.04
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Default Re: help with video codecs in ubuntu

One thing you could do is download Automatix and intalling the codecs from there.
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Old 09-03-2007, 07:17 PM   #3
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ok thansk, but isnt that what synaptic is for?
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There is some legal issues so Synaptic does not include them.
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Old 09-03-2007, 08:11 PM   #5
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Hey no problem. I only use Ubuntu so I have dealt with a lot of problems like this before.
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