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I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday but cannot play song or videos. I don't have access to internet. So what can be the possible solution?

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Why do you have "software files in .tar format"? You usually don't need to download software in that format. You can install software with the Ubuntu-Software-Center. Do you want to install a special software, that you don't find in the software-center? How do you connect to the internet, LAN or WLAN? Maybe you have to activate the wireless-driver. For some audio- and videoformats, you have to install the proprietary codecs. – BuZZ-dEE Sep 23 '12 at 9:31

you can connect to internet by cable connection . and you can open adddional drivers. you will see you wifi driver . install it.

and ubuntu newer come codec to play anything you must install in ubuntu software center .

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