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Re: [trinity-users] Re: what can I do, uptodare wheezy, to play video3gpp2950.3g2, which claims its an mpeg4

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2018 04:30:17 -0400
On Friday 23 March 2018 04:13:22 Gene Heskett wrote:

> On Friday 23 March 2018 03:37:24 Gene Heskett wrote:
> > On Friday 23 March 2018 03:16:52 deloptes wrote:
> > > Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > > Sorry Kate. After changing the video/mpeg4 from noatun to
> > > > mplayer, it does fire off mplayer, but apparently something is
> > > > missing there too, as all I get is 30 seconds worth of the
> > > > bouncing curser.  And no error logged anyplace.
> > > >
> > > > Next?
> > >
> > > what is the output of mplayer when you run it from the command
> > > line?
> > >
> > > mplayer <filename>
> >
> > Had to save it from the mail, but
> >
> > gene@coyote:~/Public$ mplayer ./video3gpp2950.3g2
> > mplayer: error while loading shared libraries: libdvdnavmini.so.4:
> > cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> >
> > See my prev msg.
>
> I found this on the web at crunchbang, which says
> #4
> 2014-08-20 03:18:57
>
> hvwoax
>     New Member
>     Registered: 2014-08-20
>     Posts: 1
>
> Re: [solved] mplayer2 fails to load libraries
>
> I had just done a dist-upgrade in Sid and got the mplayer error.
> Package libdvdnav4 was installed but libdvdnav.so.4.1.2 not
> in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu!
> So I copied the symlink and the lib from the deb...
> And then did ln -s libdvdnav.so.4.1.2 libdvdnavmini.so.4
> and mplayer was back...
>
> But my copy of it is in the /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu subdir.
>
> I'll give this a try.
>
> And I think it works, the *.* version plays something, but it wasn't
> the saved file. Clicking on the file in kmail gets me a requester or 3
> complaining about the skin, and eventually fails w/o playing the
> targeted file from a kmail click on the attachment.
>
> But the saved file does play, so the "skin" error seems to be the
> thing now.
>
And the /home/gene/Desktop/wmplayer.Desktop appears to have been 
overwritten by PlaysonLinux. After installing it, it didn't work, so I 
figured the whole thing was duff although not a peep out of clamscan.

But how best to restore that file?

The bad file has been there long enough that the good one has aged out of 
my amanda backups already.

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