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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hopefully I'm posting this in the correct part of the forum. I have two computers, a desktop PC running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS (planning to re-build with 13.04) connected to my router via cable and a laptop running Xubuntu 13.04, which connect via wireless The desktop computer has a 2Tb external USB HDD on which are a collection of films and music. Samba is used to create shares to these folders. I access the shares from the laptop via wireless. However, some videos fail to play, the player just hangs forcing killing from Task manager I have tried using VLC (have used it for years) and SM pla (Hardware)