How to Install All Multimedia Codecs in Ubuntu Linux
If your recently installed Ubuntu Linux doesn’t play most video and files, then you need to install ubuntu restricted extras package. The ubuntu restricted extras is a software package that contains software like flash plugin, unrar, gstreamer, mp4, codecs for Chromium , libavcodec and more. These are proprietary software packages and Ubuntu doesn’t install by default during the OS installation process. But you can install these softwares in Ubuntu Linux using below commands. Using this you can play most video and Audio files in your system. You can also install this on all Ubuntu based distro.