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Old 08-24-2003, 03:11 PM   #1
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Cannot open mp3 ???


RedHat 9.0

It says that due to some problems, it no longer supprorts some MPEG's, including mp3 !!!

What should I dooo ???
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:14 PM   #2
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Get your mp3 support here

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:41 PM   #3
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I installed this, and now when I try to play an mp3, the whole XMMS stops responding, and i cannot even close it...
 
Old 08-24-2003, 03:52 PM   #4
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Need info in order to help.

Use xkill (or gtop or some other process manager) to kill it.

What is the "this" that you installed? Several rpms are listed.

What command(s)s did you use? Were there any error messages or warnings you saw during your install? If so, post them.

What error messages appear when xmms is run from an x console?

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Old 08-29-2003, 03:24 PM   #5
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I am on gentoo and I have emerge xmms and alsa-xmms.

If I am root I can play an audio cd and then an mp3.

If I am a temporary user I can play mp3's only after I play the audio cd. If I try and play mp3's first then xmms hangs.

As a regular user I can only play audio cd's. Even if I play the cd first and then try an mp3s xmms hangs.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 03:36 PM   #6
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Have you added yourself to the audio group?
 
Old 08-29-2003, 04:53 PM   #7
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ah yes, forgot to add that I am part of the audio group.

It's sporadic now, I've found that sometimes if I play an audio cd I can then select an mp3 and get it to play--but not always. I just try and start with an mp3 it locks. I'm reemerging xmms and alsa-xmms right now.

I've been looking all over google, xmms forum, gentoo forum, and here but haven't found a solution yet. thanks for the reply.
 
Old 08-29-2003, 05:12 PM   #8
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Run things from an x terminal so you can monitor any error messages.
 
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I tried to run it from a console but no errors appeared.
 
  


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