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Hello I want to install ubuntu-restricted-extras after I installed Ubuntu 12.10 I get an error to remove libavcodec53 and libavutil51. Can someone please tell me how I remove the above items from my computer. Thank you. Gil

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Worked for me. Needed to load VLC and the softwar ctr. said I had to get rid of those two files. When I ran that script it showed all the junk it would replace it with and I said yes. It worked. – user155965 May 6 '13 at 2:13


sudo apt-get remove libavcodec-extra-53 libavutil-extra-51

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its sudo apt-get remove libavcodec-extra-53 libavutil-extra-51 , please check and update your answer – Qasim May 6 '13 at 2:51

Actually, as a pure Linux Noob, I think that you are both wrong. I think in this application it should be: sudo apt-get remove libavcodec53 libavutil51

The OP wants to install the Restricted Extras package, not uninstall it.

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@BuZZ-dEE So, unless I am missing something, your change to my answer was just to add a blank space at the beginning and end of the code? What is the point of this? – Azrial Apr 15 '14 at 4:33

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