cant see videos with mkv extension on totem or vlc player

Asked by Marino on 2008-08-30

Binary package hint: totem

when i play a video with totem or vlc players, i just can hear the sound but not see the video. Hardy Heron 8.04

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Aug 30 08:59:58 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/totem-gstreamer
Package: totem-gstreamer 2.22.1-0ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=es_MX.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: totem
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-19-generic i686

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Last query:
2008-08-30
Last reply:
2008-09-01
Marino (neoage24) said : #1
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) said : #2

the issue is not specific to totem and seems rather a codec required than a bug, changing to an user question

Ruben Romero (huayra) said : #3

You should probably install the medibuntu repository for packages with
better codecs support (but less free).

http://medibuntu.org

Good luck,

Rubén.
https://launchpad.net/~huayra

On Mon, Sep 1, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Sebastien Bacher
<email address hidden> wrote:
> Question #43807 on totem in ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+question/43807
>
> Sebastien Bacher posted a new comment:
> the issue is not specific to totem and seems rather a codec required
> than a bug, changing to an user question
>
> --
> You received this question notification because you are an answer
> contact for Ubuntu.
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