How to Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64codecs) in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4,DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MX/SSE (2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs. It has basic VCD/DVD playback functionality, including DVD subtitles, but supports many text- based subtitle formats too. For video output, nearly every existing interface is supported. It’s also able to convert any supported files to raw/divx/mpeg4 AVI (pcm/mp3 audio), and even video grabbing from V4L devices.

Install Mplayer in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

You nned to make sure you have enabled universe,multiverse repositories

Now you need to run the following command to update the source list

sudo apt-get update

Install mplayer using the following command

sudo apt-get install mplayer

or

Click on the following link

apt://mplayer

If you want to open mplayer go to Applications—>Sound&Video—> Mplayer Movie Player

Install w32 video codecs and libdvdcss2 in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

Support for WMV, RealMedia and other formats has been bundled into the w32codecs package. This package is not available from the Ubuntu repositories due to licensing and legal restrictions.To play encrypted DVDs, the libdvdcss2 package is essential.

The following command adds Medibuntu’s repository to Ubuntu. It also adds Medibuntu’s GPG key to your keyring, which is needed to authenticate the Medibuntu packages.

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/$(lsb_release -cs).list  --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list




sudo apt-get -q update

sudo apt-get --yes -q --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring

sudo apt-get -q update

For i386 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

For amd64 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w64codecs libdvdcss2

Using above download locations you can install most of the mutimedia codecs for ubuntu.

Mplayer Plugin for Firefox

If you want to install Mplayer with plug-in for Mozilla Firefox run the following command

sudo apt-get install mozilla-mplayer

or click on the following link

apt://mozilla-mplayer

Ultrathin Linux laptops — Linux MacBook Air Killers: Solution for

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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1. sudo apt-get install v4l2ucp (I don't know if it's really necessary but I did it first while looking around for fixes) 2. Adding the libv4l-PPA, update package lists and install libv4l-0 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libv4l


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LinuxTree: How to Install Sun Studio 12 on Ubuntu/Debian

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sudo apt-get install alien. (Optional?) Download Sun Java 6. Sun Java 6 is available in the default Ubuntu repositories, or in Unstable for Debian. NOTE: If you want to install Sun Java 6 without going full-unstable, look up info on


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Dock panels in Linux: Cairo-Dock – Pepe Manshon – geeks get it done.

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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sudo apt-get install cairo-dock in your konsole should do the trick. using .deb package: after downloading it from http://developer.berlios.de/ double click on the package or open terminal and type: $ cd /directory_2_deb/


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RRC on 64bit Ubuntu « Honza's perspective

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apt-get install libswt-gtk-3.4-jni. In addition, RRC needs a X screen to start. There is an IBM Technote with solution for RHEL and Suse. To install Xvfb on Ubuntu do: apt-get install xvfb. The rest of the procedure (starting the


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Ubuntu Linux Tips & Tricks: The "dist-upgrade" misnomer & confusion

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<maco> apt-get dist-upgrade differs from apt-get upgrade in that it will remove obsolete packages and add new dependencies, while apt-get update will not. this is necessary when upgrading from one distro release to another,


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How to install Gyachi in ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) | Ubuntu Geek

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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GyachE Improved uses Gtk-2 for its user interfaces (Gtk-2 2.0.6 or better required). Install gyachi in Ubuntu 9.10. Open the terminal and run the following command. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:loell/ppa. sudo apt-get update


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Opensource software for Mathematics « Damitha's Web Log

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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R – A statistical package that helps you do all that satistics computing and graphics. apt-get install r-base would do all the installing. It is said that this can do anything provided by it's commercial counterpart S-Plus.


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Howto Setup a Private Package Repository with reprepro and nginx

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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sudo apt-get update. That's it. Now you have a lightweight package repository with a lightweight webserver – perfect for running in a virtual machine. Depending on your setup you could probably get away with using 256Mb of RAM and a few


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Pedro's blog

February 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment
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apt-get upgrade. Between all the packages I found out php5, php5-dev, php5-common, php5-cli and libapache2-mod-php5, none of them should be dangerous… or maybe yes. I reboot and… crap, Apache doesn't work! I tried to restart the daemon


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