Play any Media file without any Restriction

Medibuntu is the place where you can get proprietary codecs for playing those unplayable media files in Ubuntu.

Setup repositories

Assuming you are using jaunty execute following command.

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/jaunty.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

If you are into intrepid use following command.

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/intrepid.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

Now install key and update your cache.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get update

Make every DVD playable.

Following command will allows your Ubuntu system to access discs protected using region codes.

sudo apt-get install libdvdcss2

Make every exotic media file playable

If you are using 32bit os then use following command. This will install w32codecs.

sudo apt-get install w32codecs

If you are on 64 bit system then use following command. This will install w64codecs package

sudo apt-get install w64codecs

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