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homerm06
May 23rd, 2008, 12:36 AM
I already downloaded the new Ubuntu ISO, now I need to know if I can play those two file types and how...

Any information is useful

:popcorn:

sevenearths
May 23rd, 2008, 12:46 AM
Try the following from the command line:


sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

or just for mp3 support:


sudo apt-get insatll libmad0

The other option is to run 'Applications>Sound & Video>Rhythmbox' and the application should help you with the installation of the codecs

For AVI's try:


sudo apt-get install vlc