LinuxQuestions.org
View the Most Wanted LQ Wiki articles.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-16-2003, 09:50 PM   #1
thenebula
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Atlanta, GA
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 22

Rep: Reputation: 15
Still Trying to Get MP3 to Work


I've downloaded the rpm and installed it for XMMS. Tried to load XMMS-MP3 as well. The player loads. Shows that it's playing. The server shows it's streaming.

But no sound. Nothing.

Checked the mixer. It appears normal.

OK, what am I missing now?


Last edited by thenebula; 10-16-2003 at 10:00 PM.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 10:46 PM   #2
DrOzz
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 4,185

Rep: Reputation: 59
well to answer with the info supplied, all i can suggest is to go to xmms preferences and try another output plugin (or whatever its called), i personally use esound...
secondly, which i should have mentioned first, is the sound card installed properly? do you get output from any other multimedia apps?
 
Old 10-17-2003, 01:29 AM   #3
J.W.
LQ Veteran
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Distribution: Mint
Posts: 6,642

Rep: Reputation: 69
Another thought: I'm sure you've already done this, but just in case, have you verified that: the speaker cables are connected, the volume is up, you don't have Mute on, etc. Sometimes the obvious things are the easiest to overlook. -- J.W.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 01:35 AM   #4
praveenk
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: /india/tn/chennai/vadapalani/hcl/networking
Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux SID, FreeBSD
Posts: 59

Rep: Reputation: 15
I think that this is due to the problem with the plugins.

Choose one of these plugins depending on your desktop.

esound (esd) - GNOME
arts - KDE
oss - WM, Enlightment, etc.
 
Old 10-17-2003, 08:13 AM   #5
thenebula
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Atlanta, GA
Distribution: Red Hat 9
Posts: 22

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
This is a broader audio problem, I fear.

-Sound Card is onboard '97 codec - verified, functioning and test file is perfectly audible.

-System sound enabled and functioning (beeps, blips & swooshes come through the speaker system!)

- CD player, like XMMS, shows that the media is playing but there is absolutely NO AUDIO.

I will try the desktop plugins. XMMS seems to have one plugin for MP3.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HCL: review for product with 0 entries / generic or detailed product names? stonux LQ Suggestions & Feedback 1 06-03-2005 01:51 AM
what is a major number and a minor number ? Menestrel Linux - Newbie 2 10-11-2004 08:53 AM
how do you edit your virtual console number? (or VT number 3) jjorloff1 Linux - General 2 04-03-2004 08:21 PM
why there is a need for minor number and major number for monitor/keyboard in pc? tripathi Solaris / OpenSolaris 1 11-07-2003 10:36 AM
Red Hat 8 product number ? ricstamps Linux - Newbie 5 02-03-2003 10:49 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:24 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration