[Sugar-devel] MP4 playback on XO-1.75?
christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 03:46:25 EDT 2012
On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 5:59 AM, Kevin Mark <kevin.mark at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 12:34:26AM +0200, Christoph Derndorfer wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I just tried playing back the downloaded version of the recent
> littleBits TED
> > talk ( http://www.ted.com/talks/
> > ayah_bdeir_building_blocks_that_blink_beep_and_teach.html ) on an
> XO-1.75 but
> > couldn't get it to work regardless of what I tried. In the past I always
> > the mplayer version that came with Flavio's JAMedia Activity to watch
> videos on
> > XOs but that doesn't seem to work. Under Gnome the Movie Player asks for
> > additional codecs but upon trying to install them there's a long error
> > which I think is trying to tell me that the necessary codecs aren't
> > for the ARM architecture.
> > To make a long story short: Is there a way to watch MP4 videos on an
> XO-1.75 at
> > this point in time? :-)
> I dont have an 175 but I'd hazard a guess at first transcoding to ogg
> there are IIRC online media converting sites.
yeah, I had thought of going that route but it would be quite a hassle
compared to simply being able to play back the video... :-/
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