[PD] GEM error on latest pd extended with Ubuntu Gutsy

mik mprims at skynet.be
Thu Nov 1 19:51:51 CET 2007

Roman Haefeli schreef:
> On Thu, 2007-11-01 at 09:30 +0100, altern wrote:
>> IOhannes m zmoelnig(e)k dio:
>>> altern wrote:
>>>> hi
>>>> the video does not seem corrupted i can open it with VLC, no problem. I 
>>> oh and i forgot: vlc uses different decoding libraries than Gem; being 
>>> able to playback your movies (with Gem) on one computer and not on the 
>>> other, could of course mean, that you haven't installed the proper 
>>> codecs for the library Gem is using (but ok for vlc...)
>> thanks for explaining, i did not know this.
>>> have you installed the w32codecs package? (this is - at least on debian 
>>> - a way to get loads of codecs; i don't know how this works on ubuntu)
>> no results with
>> $ apt-cache search w32codecs
>> i will try to find if it has some other name in ubuntu
> check mplayers homepage. afaik, they distribute codec packages, that
> also contain the w32codecs, that are used by libavicodec.
> roman

for w32codecs add medibuntu to your repositories: http://www.medibuntu.org/.


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