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    Default Video files from LAN

    Hi
    I can't play video files from PC with windows XP (by LAN) under openSUSE 11 (GNOME)
    I got codecs installed, movies works when I copy them to PC with suse but they doesn't work from network

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    Default Re: Video files from LAN

    * emiltusiowy,

    what file type, what application do you use to play it, how do you connect to the Windows box?

    Uwe

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    Quote Originally Posted by buckesfeld View Post
    * emiltusiowy,

    what file type, what application do you use to play it, how do you connect to the Windows box?

    Uwe
    any (avi, mpeg), i try in totem and VLC (totem crashes, VLC play video without sound) I got PC with suse connected by cable LAN to Windows PC

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    On 06/28/2008 emiltusiowy wrote:
    > any (avi, mpeg), i try in totem and VLC (totem crashes, VLC play
    > video without sound) I got PC with suse connected by cable LAN to
    > Windows PC


    So I assume you are using Samba to access the Windows PC, correct?
    If so, try and mount the share.
    As root:
    mount -t cifs //IPofWindowsBox/share /mountpoint -o username=YourWindowsUsername,password=YourWindowsPassword

    Uwe

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    Default Re: Video files from LAN

    OK, it works now
    THX for help

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    Default Re: Video files from LAN

    On 06/28/2008 emiltusiowy wrote:
    > OK, it works now THX for help


    You're welcome, glad I could help :-)

    Uwe


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