After upgrading my 16.04LTS to 16.10 last night, neither videos nor music is playing with standard players (rhythmbox, etc). It is definitely a codec issue b/c vlc player works fine.

I reinstalled ubuntu-restricted-extras, rebooted the machine, no progress. How can I diagnose the problem further? Is there a way to see which codecs are "registered" in the system?

Thanks a lot!


It looks like the fix is to (1) uninstall pulseaudio (sudo apt-get remove pulseaudio) (2) reboot the machine.

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