Installing restricted codecs in Linux

In order to play restricted audio and video formats, you need to install a package that can be found in MPlayer website (W32codecs). If you want to use these codecs open a terminal and enter (root privileges needed):

wget http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/releases/codecs/all-20071007.tar.bz2
tar xfvj all-20071007.tar.bz2
mkdir /usr/lib/codecs/
cp all-20071007/* /usr/lib/codecs/
ln -s /usr/lib/codecs/ /usr/lib/win32

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