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Old 03-30-08, 05:16 PM   #7
Redeemed
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Default Re: How can I play WMA files in Untuntu...

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Originally Posted by bacon12
Redeemed try to open synaptic, and go into settings>> repositories. Enable the mulitverse repo, (by ticking the box)

First do "sudo apt-get update"
Then "sudo apt-get install win-32 codecs"

That should grab them for you, I would also suggest you install amarok, as it is the best media audio player IMHO. You can find it with a synaptic search.

They have to keep the non free, or "dirty" codecs in a non standard repo because of legal reasons. I think they are all hosted in the UK.
Multiverse is enabled already. I'll try that again though...

"Couldn't find package win-32" is what it says.
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