Playing DivX videos like those at Stage6

Asked by Eminem on 2007-08-15

How can I be able to view DivX videos like those at Stage6? I tried using the Firefox add-on MediaPlayerConnectivity to let me to view them in VLC and even install the mplayer plugin for Firefox (mplayer-mozilla) but it didn't work as well.

I need to be able to view DivX videos.

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Last query:
2007-08-15
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2007-12-23

I'm not sure I understand the question. However, this page has some information on using non-free multimedia codecs:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats

and this page talks about the preferable ones :)

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

Installing the totem-mozilla package should work fine for DivX videos, except for some problems with buffering (only a problem if your internet connection isn't fast enough). Make sure you can play divx videos in totem normally otherwise this won't work.

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