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Old 03-12-2004, 02:55 PM   #1
NeoNPL
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Post MP3 in XmmS 1.2.7 - GNOME RH9


Is there a way to make XmmS play mp3's in Gnome? Ive checked the site and cant find any plug-ins (But i am new to Red hat [And linux in general] so dont understand alot of the jargon and commands etc so im probably just missing something thats blantantly obvious!) Thanks for any help you guys can give!
 
Old 03-12-2004, 03:05 PM   #2
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I havent used Red Hat in a long time, but I do remember that on xmms's site, they had an RPM to enable it to play Mp3s. I dont have the exact URL sorry, but my first place would be their site.

Sorry I couldnt have been of more help.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 03:50 PM   #3
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ok... i installed 1.2.10 and its... well... not playing ANY types of media files at all... and its "playing" through full 5minute mp3's in 10seconds or less, by playing i mean the search bar moves through the file and the visualization moves - just no sound comes out! and my sound is working because the aMSN sounds and system sounds are still playing.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 03:50 PM   #4
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Here is the site for the RPM mentioned above:

havardk.xmms.org/dist/xmms-1.2.7-rh8-rh9-rpm/
 
Old 04-08-2004, 01:45 PM   #5
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Howdy,

I read this on ximian web site regarding xmms:


Due to licensing restrictions on MP3 playback and decoding, and legal ambiguity surrounding the role of Free software with respect to those licensing restrictions, Ximian is unable to ship a free MP3 player.

If you wish to play MP3 files you have a number of options:
The paid version of Ximian Desktop 2 includes RealPlayer, which can handle MP3 files as well as RealAudio files.
The website xmms.org has information about MP3 patent issues and suggestions for finding MP3-enabled players.
The OGG file format is unencumbered by patent restrictions and is playable by XMMS and many other players. You can learn about it at Xiph.org.

Cheers,

Q
 
Old 04-08-2004, 02:12 PM   #6
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go to http://www.freshrpms.net

there u can find any rpm that u wan't

and as for the mp3 question there's an rpm named XMMS-MP3

download that file

and voila u'r mp3's will sure work
 
Old 04-08-2004, 07:02 PM   #7
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xmms

the version you want if you have redhat 9 is xmms-1.2.9-1.i386.rpm availiable on the net . mp3's no problem Marty
 
  


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