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    VLC not working for video files

    i am using ubuntu 8.04. in my compaq presario laptop. and i face so many problems when i installed vlc player..
    that is the vlc player plays audio files without any problem...
    but when i open any video files(of any type) the system hangs and nothing works and i needed to restart the system by pressing the power button in the laptop...
    Not only for video player , the same thing happens when i try to open my web cam using cheese.
    and i tried some other media player like mplayer also, the same responce was there.. can any one help me

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    Re: VLC not working for video files

    List the complete configuration , particularly motherboard and graphics card

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    Re: VLC not working for video files

    just uninstall the vlc media player and then re install it

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    Re: VLC not working for video files

    this is my laptop's configuration..can you please help me


    Video adapter
    Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD

    Standard memory
    2048 MB

    Memory type
    DDR2 667 MHz

    Memory layout
    (1 x 2048 MB)

    Maximum memory
    Supports up to 3 GB DDR2 memory

    Internal drives
    Internal hard disk drive
    250 GB

    Hard disk controller
    SATA Hard Disk Drive

    Hard disk drive speed
    5400 rpm

    Optical drive type
    SuperMulti 8X DVD+-R/RW with Double Layer Support

    System features
    Memory card device
    5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards

    Modem
    High speed 56K modem

    Network interface
    Integrated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet LAN (RJ-45 connector)

    Wireless technologies
    802.11b/g WLAN

    Wireless capability
    Bluetooth [COLOR=blue ! important][COLOR=blue ! important]wireless [COLOR=blue ! important]networking[/COLOR][/COLOR][/COLOR]


    External I/O ports
    3 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI connector, 1 VGA port, 1 RJ45 ethernet connector, 1 RJ11 modem connector, 1 headphones-out, 1 mic-in

    Display size
    16" Diagonal High Definition HP Brightview Display

    Display resolution
    1366 x 768

    Video adapter
    Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD

    Speakers and microphone
    Altec Lansing speake

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    Re: VLC not working for video files

    Quote Originally Posted by elangovan View Post
    just uninstall the vlc media player and then re install it
    i tried .. but the problem is still there
    can you help me

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    Arrow Re: VLC not working for video files

    I think.........itz a graphics related problem

    check and install graphics driver
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    Re: VLC not working for video files

    Run this:
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
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