What is ubuntu ?
Ubuntu is a GNU/Linux distribution which uses linux kernel, freely available with both community and professional support. The Ubuntu community is built on the ideas enshrined in the Ubuntu.It consists only free and open source softwares. With ubuntu you can surf the web, read email,create documents, spreadsheets and more! Ubuntu gives you power and flexibility for business, education and home use.
Ubuntu can play the most popular non-free media formats, including DVD, MP3, Quicktime, Windows Media etc by the installation of gstreamer plugins.
What is gstreamer ?
GStreamer is a library for constructing of graphs of media-handling components. The use cases it covers range from simple Ogg/Vorbis playback, audio/video streaming to complex audio (mixing) and video (non-linear editing) processing.
Zip file contents: plugins and install script
plugins.zip (Click Here)
try this one, if the above link fails: http://www.savefile.com/files/1603483
In order to install the plugins, all you have to do is extract plugins.zip and run 'install.sh' as root.
Installing a .deb file in ubuntu
From terminal use 'dpkg -i packagename.deb
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