That was almost exactly the same tutorials that were from the other link except that the source.list was different. I added what was there, but still a no go. Though I am now getting an error from MPlayer when I type gmplayer into the terminal I get this error message:
I tried running
Too many video packets in the buffer: (4096 in 8265555 bytes).
Maybe you are playing a non-interleaved stream/file or the codec failed?
For AVI files, try to force non-interleaved mode with the -ni option.
but still get the error. I have tried getting all of the updated codecs but still a no-go. Thanks for sticking with me, I hope that you can help.