[PLUG] VLC codec error

Owais Lone loneowais at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 08:41:26 PST 2009


On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 9:12 PM, Dnyanraj Mali <dnyanraj.mali at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi,
>
> I downloaded a movie tried to play it but it says i need to use Windows
> media player.
>
> i am using ubuntu 9.04, movie file is .avi
>
> i tried to upgrade vlc but its fully upgraded.
>
> can anybody suggest me some solution?
>
> One more question, if i upgrade to ubuntu 9.10 online, then i will need
> more
> disc space for root partition. is there any solution to reduce disk space
> by
> deleting some unwanted files?
>
> last time i upgraded from 8.10 to 9.04 & some extra space was needed.
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Dnyanraj
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I think this is not a codec problem. You probably downloaded a "BAD" file.
You didn't mention, but I think the video tell you to use.. what was that?..
ahh. some media player. Since when did they start having conditional frames
in videos?
Download from reliable sources.

Owais Lone


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