video files not playing in vlc media player

Asked by drgaurav on 2010-12-25

video files of avi,wmv,vob,mp4 not playing in vlc media player. i have ubuntu 10.10 version

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2010-12-25
marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #1

click System>Administration>software sources

ensure that multiverse is checked

on desktop, press CTL+ALT+T to get into terminal

type: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

enter your password when asked. it will not appear on the screen

happy vlcing

kumar Amit (abc1-2006) said : #2

Unable to locate package ubuntu-restricted-extras

kumar Amit (abc1-2006) said : #3

Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

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