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I just installed Ubuntu desktop 13.04 in my computer, dual boot with windows 7.

How to install mp3 plugin? Because I want to listen to music and watch movie, but the player requires plugin? How to solve this problem?

marked as duplicate by user47206, user25656, Radu Rădeanu, Alvar, Mitch Jun 17 '13 at 19:27

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Type in terminal:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

Hope it works!

  • It work on fresh install, it also install unrar, flashplayer-install, MS fonts, mpeg2 and other libs. – jcubic Jun 28 '14 at 15:35
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1) Try to open terminal and run following command to install mp3 library:

$ sudo apt-get install libmp3lame0

2) I don't think so. On the contrast, I think network speed is higher than Windows because of more efficient network applications. If you feel software update slow, you can change repository source by detecting the fastest source automatically.

  • it takes such a long time to download even vlc player... – Khairul Jun 17 '13 at 6:39
  • @Khairul - this is related to your second problem, on the internet, which seems more serious. create a separate question on that and try to give more details – user47206 Jun 17 '13 at 6:56
  • This don't work, I have it installed (be default) and mp3 don't work. – jcubic Jun 28 '14 at 15:32

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