Just installed Ubuntu not able to play video and mp3

Asked by sreejith e v on 2013-01-06

i just downloaded and installed ubuntu 12.10, am not able to play video and mp3. it shows need codac. wat should i do?

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N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #1

Hi ,
Open a terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and apply the command below

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

It will ask for your password , write it carefully because nothing will appears (as if no write) .

Then should be OK.

Thanks

sreejith e v (jithuotp) said : #2

this is wat am getting
pls help
sreejith@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
[sudo] password for sreejith:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package ubuntu-restricted-extras
 thanks

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #3

Here is the package
http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=ubuntu-restricted&searchon=names&suite=quantal&section=all

I have wrote the name correct , so see if multiverse repositories are enabled.

Update Manager => Settings => Updates
and see if Important , Recommended and unsupported are enabled.
Also check at "Other Software" tab if Independent and Canonical Partners are enabled.

If still you have a problem , then give the results of

cat /etc/apt/sources.list

Thanks

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

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