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Old 02-23-2003, 06:22 PM   #1
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how come my audio player cannot play mp3?


Dear all,

i have rh8 installed and i run the audio player (not remember what is the exact term, but it looks like the winamp in windows) for playing some mp3 files, but then, it fails to run. What is the problems?

Thanks...

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yenonn
 
Old 02-23-2003, 06:27 PM   #2
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I think you'll find RedHat didn't include the codecs to be able to use music and video files, eg .mp3. So you'll have to get them from other sites. Browse down this page to find relevent threads with the answer.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 12:04 AM   #3
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Yeah, due to the current state of audio "politics" RedHat opted to leave MP3 support out , but you can easily download the needed software.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 12:10 AM   #4
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what is the software that ppl get used to play the mp3 and where is the website?
i googled thru the net, and there is one of a codec called, vorbis.
does this codec can make thing works?
Thanks.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 02:37 AM   #5
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xmms.org

mp3 plugin is there, may well be a lot less hassle to just compil;e the whole thing yourself... vorbis (ogg) is not mp3
 
Old 02-24-2003, 06:01 AM   #6
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Or another way, that'll save you time in future is to go to freshrpms.net and get apt from there, install it, then use apt to get the plugins. In future you can check freshrpms for software you want, and use apt if it's available - will make things much simpler!
 
Old 02-24-2003, 06:19 AM   #7
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But you may want to try vorbis ogg if you burn your own Music. Speaking from experience, the sound quality is better and the size is smaller.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 07:58 AM   #8
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try this site if you cant find it her then it dont exist

http://sound.condorow.net/

"Linux the thinkers OS"
 
Old 02-24-2003, 09:56 AM   #9
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i use XMMS and it's pretty good, it looks like Winamp

i'm not sure it it'll work under red hat because i use SuSE but i'm pretty sure it won't give any problems
 
Old 02-24-2003, 11:04 AM   #10
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RH - no mp3 out of the box.No matter what you use.

Last edited by crashmeister; 02-24-2003 at 11:07 AM.
 
Old 02-24-2003, 06:15 PM   #11
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thanks, i've made the thing works.... hahaha, my pc is speaking!!!
 
Old 02-24-2003, 07:55 PM   #12
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fo future refrence you cna just reinstall xmms and it dose the same trick.
 
  


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