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Re: [opensuse] kaffeine crash on wmv in suse 10.2
  • From: J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 12:20:23 -0800
  • Message-id: <45C24B87.6040501@xxxxxxxxxx>


Robert Lewis wrote:
> J Sloan wrote:
>
>> Robert Lewis wrote:
>>
>>
>>> Actually my point was that kaffeine works works fine for me with out any
>>> win32codec as I just did a find and locate as well.
>>>
>>> However, you forced me to do some further checking.
>>> There is now such thing on packman that I can see as a
>>> win32codec. However, what I do have installed from packman
>>> is w32codec-all-20061022-0.pm.0
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> So, you have the w32 codecs installed - then why do you say that
>> kaffeine works fine without them?
>>
>> Of course, kaffeine will "work" to some degree out of the box, but
>> without the w32 codecs, you won't be able to play quicktime, wmv, etc,
>> and without libdvdcss, you won't be able to watch DVDs.
>>
>> Joe
>>
>>
>>
>>
> I think you may have missed my point.
> Originally the email said win32codec so when I did a
> rpm -qa | grep win32codec nothing came back.
> The original poster should have used the correct name
>
> w32codec-all-20061022-0.pm.0
> which would have helped.
>


Ah, I see - you were simply not recognizing that "w32codecs-xxx" is the
name of the package containing the "win32 codecs". Just as "open office"
and "ooo" are really taking about the same thing.

Joe
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