[plug] .flv codec
kdownes at bbnet.com.au
Mon May 12 14:05:51 WST 2008
Jason Posavec wrote:
> 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
>>>> Better still, if there's one out there in deb form I'd be almost
>>>> eternally grateful.
>>> 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
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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?
Yep I have, but I'm not using Ubuntu, but Xandros. However I've found
out that Ubuntu supply w32codecs-all as a .deb, so I'm in the process of
getting a copy of that. I'm sure Gavin is correct, that the underlying
codec is what I need, however, I will check out vlc.
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