Originally posted by digiot
I thought mpg123 was a proprietary program or something? mpg321 is the open source one I'm familiar with (symlinked to mpg123) and it's a console audio player. It requires an argument in the form of something to play but it should give a usage message if run without arguments. You pop up an xterm and type in 'mpg123' and nothing happens at all? No usage, no error, no nothing? If that's the case, I can't help, but I thought it might be a case of invoking it incorrectly. It should be run from the command line.
Thanks for your response.
High Performance MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 Audio Player for Layer 1, 2, and 3.
Version 0.59q (2002/03/23). Written and copyrights by Joe Drew.
Uses code from various people. See 'README' for more!
THIS SOFTWARE COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY! USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!
Usage: mpg123 [options] file(s) | URL(s) | -
--verbose or -v Increase verbosity
--quiet or -q Quiet mode (no title or boilerplate)
--gain N or -g N Set gain (audio volume) to N (0-100)
--skip N or -k N Skip N frames into the file
--verbose or -v Be more verbose in playing files
-o dt Set output devicetype to dt
--audiodevice N or -a N Use N for audio-out
--stdout or -s Use stdout for audio-out
--au N Use au file N for output
--cdr N Use wave file N for output
--wav N or -w N Use wave file N for output
--test or -t Test only; do no audio output
--list N or -@ N Use playlist N as list of MP3 files
--random or -Z Play files randomly until interrupted
--shuffle or -z Shuffle list of files before playing
-R Use remote control interface
--aggressive Try to get higher priority
--help or --longhelp Print this help screen
--version or -V Print version information
This version of mpg321 has been configured with the libao default as its defaultlibao output device.
I am not familiar with its command lines. Can you help?
Besides I just have 'mpgfe-1.0.0.tar.bz2' (mpg123 frontend) downloaded to a download folder and unpacked it to
# tar jxvf mpgfe-1.0.0.tar.bz2 -C /tmp/
# cd /tmp/mpgfe-1.0.0
went throught without problem
get_input_lyrics.c: In function `get_input_lyrics':
get_input_lyrics.c:198: error: duplicate case value
get_input_lyrics.c:157: error: previously used here
make: *** [get_input_lyrics.o] Error 1
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/mpgfe-1.0.0/src'
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make: Leaving directory `/tmp/mpgfe-1.0.0'
make: *** [all] Error 2
I don't know how to proceed further. Can you help?