[LINK] Linux codecs [Was: Role of Government in National ICT Policy]
david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Wed Feb 29 15:35:47 EST 2012
On 29/02/2012 9:03 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> It is not a software problem - it is the decoder. ...
Which you chose not to install. MP3 codecs are available for Linux
(LAME, for one). They just aren't in most distros, out of the "box", for
perverse legal reasons. I gather we can't legally play a DVD under Linux
either, but that doesn't stop anyone (nor even slow them down much).
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