Windows Media Video (wmv) is a video file format.

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WMV files do not play in Totem

Trying to play any .wmv file in Totem gives the following error: (totem:2491): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_structure_new_empty: assertion 'gst_structure_validate_name (name)' failed Segmentation ...
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Ubuntu stopped playing .wmv files

I installed restricted access and vlc (which carries its own codecs i believe), and still all wmv files are refusing to play. AVI , mp4, and seemingly everything else works fine though
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Can't play wma, wmv or 3gp files

Since I installed ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer play wmv, wma or 3gp files with any player ( gxine - vlc - totem - etc.) I have installed Ubuntu restricted extras and ffmpeg. My friends, I found the ...
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how to use ffmepg codecs on ubuntu

I want to play .wmv files on Ubuntu, but it seems these files are proprietary and are not playable under Windows. So downloaded the ffmpeg source code and compiled it. Now, ffmplay is able to play ...
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How to convert DVD to WMV (or another format acceptable by Windows Movie Maker)?

I need to convert DVD to WMV file or another format acceptable by Windows Movie Maker (video is going to be edited on windows machine). What software should I use?
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how to read wmv videos in chromium browser?

I download a wmv video with firefox and I can read it with gnome mplayer without any problem. But if I try to read it with chromium it says to me that I have a missing plugins. How can I fix this ?
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Error opening .wmv file

I tried to open a .wmv file in Thunderbird. I was asked to download files in order to have it accessible. At the end of the installation An error occurred - Location not found. error message displayed ...
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Ubuntu Equivalent to Dreamscapes?

In Windows Vista Ultimate, there was a feature called DreamScapes that let you set any wmv file as your desktop background and thereby have a moving desktop. There was a program that let users of ...
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Can't play wmv files

64 bit Ubuntu can not play wmv files. How can I fix it? I installed w64codecs but it didn't work. Thanks.
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Is there any media player that can playback MSS2-encoded videos?

I have a video that is encoded with Microsoft's Windows Media Screen encoder (the FOURCC for the video codec is MSS2). Is there anything on Ubuntu that will play this format?