Play RMVB files in Totem

Totem do not provide support for RMVB files by default, even the very powerful codec download system provided in Ubuntu by Gstreamer can enable totem to play RMVB files.

But is very easy to add support for RMVB files in totem, you just need to install w32codec pack.

For a standard Ubuntu system (maybe work for other debian base distributions) you just have to do that in a console:

1– Download the w32codec pack:

wget -c
(Note: this is just one command)

2 – After download the package install it:

sudo dpkg -i w32codecs_20071007-0medibuntu1_i386.deb

Now you can view RMVB files in your Totem media player 😀 Enjoy !

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