Bug#548989: vlc: VLC fails to play many video formats and audio codecs that previously functioned.

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at chewa.net
Wed Sep 30 08:48:31 UTC 2009


2009/9/30 Mark Felder <felderado at gmail.com>:

> main decoder error: no suitable decoder module for fourcc `wma2'.

> ii  libavcodec52      5:0.5+svn20090928-0.0  library to encode decode multimedi
> ii  libavformat52     5:0.5+svn20090928-0.0  ffmpeg file format library
> ii  libavutil49       4:0.5+svn20090706-2+b1 ffmpeg utility library

These are not packages from Debian !
Marillat's FFmpeg is often uncompatible with Debian's one. if you run
vlc -vvv --no-plugins-cache --list |grep avcodec  you'll see what
symbol is actually missing.

Install the one from Debian, delete your plugins cache (~/.cache/vlc) and retry


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