Win32 Codecs

Notice

READ THIS SECTION FIRST!

If you can install the w32codecs package successfully from the Packman 10.x repositories, please DO NOT do anything else on this page.

If you cannot install the w32codecs package above, please continue the instructions below.

Websites:

MPlayer HQ Codecs Binaries

Video Codecs

Audio Codecs

Xine (SF.net)

Download:

essential-20061022.tar.bz2

Download the tar.bz2 and extract all of the files to a new folder.

Open a konsole/terminal in the new "essential" folder where the binaries were extracted to.

Type su and press enter, then provide your root password.

Now type all of these commands:

cp * /usr/lib/win32
md /usr/lib/codecs
cp * /usr/lib/codecs/

After copying these files, type exit to get back to a normal user, then type this command to test your setup:

xine-check

You should pass on most tests, with a few warnings, but no errors.