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Old 03-19-2004, 08:19 PM   #1
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Fedora and mp3 problems! IM a newbie


I am a newbie with linux, but im having a problem getting my mp3''s to play on xmms what do i do.
 
Old 03-19-2004, 08:27 PM   #2
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What problem? Are you getting any error messages?
 
Old 03-19-2004, 08:33 PM   #3
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Fedora doesn't play mp3s out of the box due to legal/patent issues. See the following link for a workaround. Pretty much you can set up yum (command line software installer/manager) to use some unofficial sites, then run "yum install xmms-mp3" as root.

http://fedora.artoo.net/faq/
 
Old 03-19-2004, 09:57 PM   #4
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a guy told me to copy these files libmpg123.la and libmpg123.so to this directory /usr/lib/xmms/input and it tells me that i dont have permission to do that is there a special way that i have to copy them as root to that directory, ireally want my mp3s working thnx
 
Old 03-19-2004, 10:20 PM   #5
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Why don't you try following slacky's advice and use yum to install xmms-mp3?? The link he included has a ton of things that you can do to make Fedora even cooler than it already is.

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