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Have searched the internet but the guy does not explain in detail so I decided to post my question here I hope someone can help me.

Note: Package I am trying to install is the w32codecs, I await the answer.

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This is an English-speaking site, please write your question in English. But if I guess your question right, don't do it this way; instead, read – Gilles Apr 26 '12 at 21:55
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Oi cara, vc não precisa instalar o ".tar.gz", pode instalar o pacote usando apt-get, o programa w32codecs esta no repositorio multimedia do Ubuntu.

Na terminal:

$ sudo wget$(lsb_release -cs).list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
$ sudo apt-get -q update
$ sudo apt-get --yes -q --allow-unauthenticated install medibuntu-keyring
$ sudo apt-get -q update
$ sudo apt-get --yes install app-install-data-medibuntu apport-hooks-medibuntu
$ sudo apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

Si vc tiver alguma duvida, pode fazer suas perguntas no canal do ubuntu brasileiro, #ubuntu-br no

Boa tarde

Possible transltaion: Hi dude, you need not install "Tar.gz", you can install the package using apt-get, the 'w32codecs' in multimedia repository of Ubuntu.

In the terminal:

  • See above code *

If you have any questions, you can ask your questions in the channel of the Brazilian ubuntu, # ubuntu on

good afternoon

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Obrigado! pela ajuda. – Bruno Apr 29 '12 at 21:32

The "tar.gz" file is a compressed file like "zip". You can extract by right clicking over it and selecting "Extract Here":

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