Enable sound for 3gp videos in ubuntu using mplayer 4

To play 3gp videos with audio using mplayer in Ubuntu Jaunty, add the following line to your /etc/apt/sources.list file

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/jaunty.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

You need the GPG key for medibuntu packages. Get it the following way.

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring

sudo apt-get update

now install the following packages

w32codecs mplayer mencoder amrnb amrwb

You should be able to hear the sound in mplayer now.

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4 thoughts on “Enable sound for 3gp videos in ubuntu using mplayer

  1. Reply yochai Aug 25,2009 11:51 pm

    After doing the above, I also had to install the amrwb package, then it worked.

  2. Reply Ajo Paul Aug 26,2009 6:02 am

    @yochai, thanks have updated the same.

  3. Reply numberformat Jan 16,2011 8:10 am

    Instructions dont work anymore. I get a 404 on the following URL: http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/jaunty.list

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