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MO9013

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Removing software
« on: April 23, 2010, 08:51:37 am »
In my attempt to get more sound out of my laptop I down loaded mixers from Gslapt and when I went to play a movie from my hard drive it will not open in any of my players.  It tells me that it is an unsupported codec. I removed the software but I still have the problem because I don't know what was downloaded with it  and what was on my computer to start.  Is there a way to see what files I down loaded in the past day so I can remove them. Or is there a better way to fix my problem.  All the movies played before.

Running 6.0 Classic KDE

Mike

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Re: Removing software
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010, 09:28:56 am »
I'm using standard but I imagine this will be the same in 'classic'.
Check out /var/log/pkgtools, either with any text editor, something like...
nano /var/log/pkgtools
or
mousepad /var/log/pkgtools

Go to the bottom of the list.  You should see the last packages installed by GSlapt.
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Re: Removing software
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2010, 01:00:32 pm »
Thank you that worked great. It still wil not play the videos.  thats the next step.

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Re: Removing software
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2010, 03:02:05 pm »
Take a look at the packages that where upgraded when you made the changes that resulted in the problem. Try re-installing the earlier versions of these earlier packages.
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Re: Removing software
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2010, 04:49:31 pm »

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Re: Removing software
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2010, 04:54:18 am »
Resetting everyting to the original programs worked.  I also got the codecs from mplayer website just to see if it would let me play some of the other vids I couldent play and it did.  Thanks for the help.

Mike