[plug] .flv codec

Jason Posavec jasonposavec at iinet.net.au
Mon May 12 10:38:11 WST 2008

Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 08:49 +0800, Jason Posavec wrote:
>> Kev wrote:
>>> G'day all,
>>> Does anyone know of the existence of a FOSS .flv codec (for Linux of
>>> course), and if so can you point me in the right direction please?
>>> Google hasn't thrown much at me that is helpful - to me in my ignorance.
>>>  Better still, if there's one out there in deb form I'd be almost
>>> eternally grateful.
>>> Tia
>>> Kev
>> For what it's worth, if you don't mind changing to a vastly superior av 
>> player, vlc plays .flv files just fine. I
> I agree vlc is a fine player, but I think you'll find it will still only
> work if the underlying codecs are in place. That was his original
> problem.
> Gavin.
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I haven't specifically installed .flv codecs or anything, I'm running a 
plain vanilla Ubuntu distro. On that note, I never used to be able to 
play .flv files. Then I either updated vlc or upgraded Ubuntu, and now I 
can play them. Have you done all your updates, Kev?


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