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

altern altern2 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 22:57:09 CET 2007

mik(e)k dio:
> 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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