Install libdvdcss and w32 video codecs in Debian Linux

w32codecs this is a package of codecs needed to play multiple formats, notably DivX. (disponible. Maintainer: MirSPCM)

libdvdcss is a highly portable library for accessing and unscrambling DVDs encrypted with the CSS system. It is part of the VideoLAN project and is used by VLC and all other open source DVD players such as Ogle, xine-based players and MPlayer.

Installing w32codecs in Debian

Method 1

Edit /etc/apt/sources.list file and enter the following repository

If you are using Debian Etch use the following

deb etch main

If you are using Debian Sarge use the following

deb sarge main

#gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

#apt-get update

#apt-get install w32codecs libdvdcss2

That's it it will complete the installation.


Installing w32codecs Debian


#dpkg -i w32codecs_20060611-0.0_i386.deb

Installing liddvdcss2 in Debian


#dpkg -i libdvdcss2_1.2.9-0sarge0.0_i386.deb

You can download Any hardware Architecture from Here

If you want to download Multimedia related software for debian you can download from Here

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