Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Install libdvdcss and w32 video codecs in Debian

w32codecs this is a package of codecs needed to play multiple formats, notably DivX. (disponible. Maintainer: MirSPCM)

libdvdcss is a highly portable library for accessing and unscrambling DVDs encrypted with the CSS system

. It is part of the VideoLAN project and is used by VLC and all other open source DVD players such as Ogle, xine-based players and MPlayer.

Installing w32codecs in Debian


#dpkg -i w32codecs_20060611-0.0_i386.deb

Installing liddvdcss2 in Debian


#dpkg -i libdvdcss2_1.2.9-0sarge0.0_i386.deb

You can download Any hardware Architecture from Here

If you want to download Multimedia related software for debian you can download from here
If you are looking for debian multimedia mirrors check here

Installing libdvdcss2 and w32 video codecs in Ubuntu

Support for WMV, RealMedia and other formats has been bundled into the w32codecs package. This package is not available from the Ubuntu repositories due to licensing and legal restrictions.

Edit /etc/apt/sources.list file and enter the following repositories

$sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

deb dapper free non-free
deb-src dapper free non-free

deb dapper free non-free
deb-src dapper free non-free

$sudo apt-get update

$sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

If you want to download and install .deb packages you can download and install

$wget -c

$sudo dpkg -i w32codecs_20060611-1plf1_i386.deb

$wget -c

$sudo dpkg -i libdvdcss2-dev_1.2.9-1plf4_i386.deb

You can download Any harware Architecture from Here

Using above download locations you can install more most of the mutimedia codecs for debian and ubuntu

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