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Important:

Enable all the additional repositories namely main (which should already be enabled), universe, restricted and multiverse.

But how ? How_to_add_extra_repositories

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Gutsy#How_to_add_extra_repositories


  • How to add codec

To install extra codecs for Gstreamer:

Install the following packages from the Universe and Multiverse repositories

      gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly
      gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse
      gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad
      gstreamer0.10-plugins-bad-multiverse
      gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg

  • How to install VLC

VLC media player for Ubuntu Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex 8.10, Ubuntu Hardy Heron LTS 8.04

Open Synaptic (System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager). In Settings -> Repositories, make sure you have a "multiverse" repository activated.

Search for vlc and install it. You should also install vlc-plugin-esd, mozilla-plugin-vlc (and libdvdcss2).

Command line way

You need to check that a "multiverse" mirror is listed in your /etc/apt/sources.list.

    % sudo apt-get update
    % sudo apt-get install vlc vlc-plugin-esd mozilla-plugin-vlc

  • How to Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs,w64codecs) in Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hardy universe multiverse deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hardy universe multiverse

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install mplayer

Support for WMV, RealMedia and other formats has been bundled into the w32codecs package. This package is not available from the Ubuntu repositories due to licensing and legal restrictions.

For Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Users run the following command

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/hardy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

Then, add the GPG Key using the following commands

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring

sudo apt-get update

See -- > http://packages.medibuntu.org/hardy/index.html

For i386 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

For amd64 Users install Codecs using the following command

sudo apt-get install w64codecs libdvdcss2

Using above download locations you can install most of the mutimedia codecs for ubuntu.

Mplayer Plugin for Firefox

If you want to install Mplayer with plug-in for Mozilla Firefox run the following command

sudo apt-get install mozilla-mplayer

Binary packages available in hardy

    * aacplusenc
    * acroread-escript
    * acroread
    * acroread-plugins
    * alsa-firmware
    * amarok-engines
    * amarok
    * amarok-xine
    * amrnb
    * amrwb
    * ffmpeg
    * googleearth-4.2-data
    * googleearth-4.2
    * googleearth-4.3-data
    * googleearth-4.3
    * googleearth
    * hot-babe
    * ibm-j2re1.5
    * ibm-j2re1.6
    * ibm-j2sdk1.5
    * ibm-j2sdk1.6
    * libamrnb3
    * libamrnb-dev
    * libamrwb3
    * libamrwb-dev
    * libavcodec1d
    * libavcodec-dev
    * libavformat1d
    * libavformat-dev
    * libavutil1d
    * libavutil-dev
    * libdvdcss2-dev
    * libdvdcss2
    * libpostproc1d
    * libpostproc-dev
    * libswscale1d
    * libswscale-dev
    * medibuntu-keyring
    * mencoder
    * mozilla-acroread
    * mplayer-doc
    * mplayer
    * mplayer-nogui
    * non-free-codecs
    * ppc-codecs
    * skype-common
    * skype
    * skype-static
    * skype-static-oss
    * w32codecs
    * w64codecs

  • RestrictedFormats and PlayingDVDs

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/PlayingDVDs?highlight=%28dvd%29


  • How To Add DVD Playback Capability

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Gutsy#How_To_Add_DVD_Playback_Capability


https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Kaffeine?highlight=%28Kaffeine%29


  • MPlayer

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MPlayer


  • How to install Mplayer with Multimedia Codecs win32 codecs from mplayerhq

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Gutsy#How_to_install_Mplayer_with_Multimedia_Codecs


  • Xine

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultimediaApplications#gxine


  • totem-xine

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MultimediaApplications#totem-xine


  • VLC media player: How to install VLC Media Player

http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Gutsy#How_to_install_VLC_Media_Player


  • Playing MP3 Files

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/MP3?highlight=%28mp3%29


  • How to install amaroK Multimedia Player

Note: Amarok is already installed if you are using KDE.

sudo apt-get install amarok


  • RestrictedFormats

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats?action=show&redirect=MP3


  • Available multimedia players and editors etc.... :)

Applications

         1. Totem
         2. Rhythmbox
         3. Sound Juicer
         4. Sound Recorder
         5. Serpentine
         6. AmaroK
         7. Kaffeine
         8. K3b

Video Players and Editors

         1. MPlayer
         2. Diva
         3. Kino
         4. gstreamer-editor
         5. totem-xine
         6. gxine
         7. xine-ui
         8. VLC

Music Players and Audio Editing

         1. Audacity
         2. Banshee
         3. Cactus Jukebox
         4. Cowbell Music Organizer
         5. XMMS
         6. Beep Media Player
         7. Muine
         8. Streamtuner
         9. Listen
        10. Exaile

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