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Unable to Watch Downloaded Videos

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by greas, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. greas

    greas New Member

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    On my new Linux Mint laptop I had transferred several videos from my other computer. Whenever I try to watch any of them I get this error message:


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    Required Plugin could not be found

    pk-gstreamer-install requires to install plugins to play files of the following types:
    MPEG-4 AAC decoder
    H.264(constrained baseline profile) decoder

    I'm not sure how to resolve this issue. Any advice?
     
  2. arochester

    arochester Moderator
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    Code:
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
    
     
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  3. greas

    greas New Member

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    What do I do after that?
     
  4. wizardfromoz

    wizardfromoz Super Moderator
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    Hi @greas and welcome to linux.org :)

    If you have installed that package, reboot your computer and see if you can play the videos.

    Cheers

    Chris Turner
    wizardfromoz
     
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  5. greas

    greas New Member

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    I resolved the issue by installing vlc. Thanks guys for the help.
     
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  6. wizardfromoz

    wizardfromoz Super Moderator
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    That's great news, @greas ... enjoy your Linux :D

    Wizard
     
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  7. Condobloke

    Condobloke Well-Known Member

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    Well done greas !.......make sure you come back for your next obstacle !!

    We will be here.
     
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