Can't play avi or other video formats

Asked by psycodrumfreak

I'm new to linux and am unfamiliar with the video format for it, but I was rather sure that the more common formats like AVI would play in Kaffeine. I have the codecs installed on linux and the default media player will play everything from avi to mkv and ogm. Is there anyway to change where kaffeine is looking for the codecs or can you tell me where i could copy over the codec files to so that it is in the correct directory. Thank you


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psycodrumfreak (psycodrumfreak) said :

I figured it out through the help of Amarock letting me know the location of all the xine plugins. Assuming anyone who is having the problem has already downloaded and installed the codec pack, if not <a href="">here</a> is a great website that will walk you through the process. then all you need to do is use the following line in the terminal:

sudo cp /usr/local/lib/codcec/* /usr/lib/xine/plugins/1.1.7

that should allow anyone else with the same problem to be able to watch any format of video available in that particular codec pack on Kaffeine. I hope this helps.