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enri2
November 8th, 2008, 08:46 PM
i want to play : mp3, ogm video files, mkv, avi , basically all the video files.

kansasnoob
November 8th, 2008, 08:51 PM
I would start with restricted-extras, from terminal:


sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Note: change ubuntu to kubuntu or xubuntu if that's what you're running.

kansasnoob
November 8th, 2008, 08:57 PM
This is a great guide:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683

Although I have my own preferences! Still, it's fantastic!

Paqman
November 8th, 2008, 08:58 PM
Add/Remove is always the first place to look for software, codecs, etc. If it's not in there, try Synaptic.

Raouf
November 8th, 2008, 08:59 PM
there's an easy solution
when playing an unknown extension for first time, it looks automatically for Codecs you need, just accept these ones

take care
- Raouf

enri2
November 8th, 2008, 09:20 PM
thanks you , i can play the files but i can't hear anything ,i tried upping the volume and now i can hear just a little bit:(

kansasnoob
November 8th, 2008, 09:24 PM
thanks you , i can play the files but i can't hear anything ,i tried upping the volume and now i can hear just a little bit:(

Install gnome-alsmixer. Look at my post #6 here:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=975199

kansasnoob
November 8th, 2008, 09:28 PM
The next step would be to follow steps #2 thru #5 here:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=866965&highlight=pulse+audio+intrepid

enri2
November 8th, 2008, 09:28 PM
Install gnome-alsmixer. Look at my post #6 here:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=975199
fantastic , thank you!