Playing Windows Media on Ubuntu 8.04

Richard recently asked for instructions for enabling wmv files to be played on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron). This is important since TASI has uploaded its summer school videos in wmv format. After reinstalling Ubuntu, I followed the instructions at Ubuntu Geek and that seems to have worked well. Here’s a summary.

Working with Songbird and wma files

If you want to work with songbird and wma files here is the simple tip how to work together. First, open up a terminal and go to the Songbird chrome directory:

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