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What codec is needed for me to play .wma files?

I can confirm that the file is not corrupted. I can play it in another app (VLC for example). I've already installed gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly

  • have you tried in other player?...
    – Ravan
    Commented Oct 9, 2015 at 14:15
  • @Raven I do not wish to use any other player. Commented Oct 9, 2015 at 14:16
  • sorry--I am not recommending you to use other player...but I see damaged file in screenshot,thats why I am asking
    – Ravan
    Commented Oct 9, 2015 at 14:19
  • @Ravan The file works yes! Commented Oct 9, 2015 at 14:20
  • please try this sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly --not sure but no harm done.
    – Ravan
    Commented Oct 9, 2015 at 14:22

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Try sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

This should solve any missing codecs problem.

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