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Old 11-02-2003, 08:32 PM   #1
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xmms problem


i just installed xmms ver 1.2.8 under RH9.1. Put in all the patches i could find off the site. Now previously to this it was 1.2.7 and it worked perfect. now when i load up and try to play an mp3, it converts it to wav and stores it on my home folder.

i looked for a patch for 1.2.8 also thinking that it might just have to be upgraded. but i cannot find one anywhere and the official site doesn't make any reference about it either from what i could read.

anyone know what's up with this??

Thanks

/Jason
 
Old 11-02-2003, 08:53 PM   #2
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It is for red hat 9.0. it is a rpm
http://www.linuxfans.org/nuke/module...ydown&did=1387
 
Old 11-02-2003, 09:35 PM   #3
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ok, i can't read chinese so that site isn't gonna work. Appreciate it tho. And the RPM i installed WAS for redhat.

any other suggestions?
 
Old 11-02-2003, 10:11 PM   #4
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http://havardk.xmms.org/dist/xmms-1....2.8-1.i386.rpm
 
Old 11-02-2003, 10:31 PM   #5
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ok, i have xmms installed already with that file, and all the plugins that are on the site. But when i try to play mp3's it converts them to .wav and stores them in the home directory. But doesn't play the mp3 at all.

Thats the problem.

/Jason
 
Old 11-02-2003, 11:32 PM   #6
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check your plugins, perhaps 'disk_writer' plugin or things like that activated
 
Old 11-03-2003, 12:25 AM   #7
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Yeah,. you shouldn't need all the plugins just to play mp3s...

Sounds like a plugin is doing what it's supposed to. Heheh.

Go through and disable everything you can.
One by one.

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Old 11-03-2003, 02:44 AM   #8
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same thing happened to me. my solution, go back to 1.2.7 until someone can give you a definate fix for this and a reason why this happens.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 03:30 AM   #9
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I have the same problem when login Bluecurve as root and installed XMMS.

But when I logout as root and login as any ordinary user, XMMS works perfectly under those login...?!! Strengh...
 
Old 11-03-2003, 09:19 AM   #10
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ok, so i am trying to go back to 1.2.7 . Now when i try to uninstall i get a msg saying that the package isn't installed. So i was wondering if i can find the rpm for 1.2.7 if i update it, will it go ack to 1.2.7 or will it just say, newer package installed or somethin like that.

Anyone know what i should do.

/Jason
 
Old 11-03-2003, 11:36 AM   #11
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the older version of xmms should be on your install cds. and yes, you'll probably get a newer version error. install with the -Uvh --force --nodeps flags. that will work as i have done this myself after upgrading from 1.2.8. also don't forget to install the xmms-devel package as it has the headers/source if you want to compile other party's xmms plugins.

rpm -Uvh --force --nodeps xmms*.rpm

assuming you know how to mount your cdrom and navigate to it's mount point directory.

Last edited by megaspaz; 11-03-2003 at 11:39 AM.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 12:37 PM   #12
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ok, back to 1.2.7 (thanks for help with that everyone)

so now,

i installed the mp3 plugin and now it will attempt to play them, but it gives me like a high pitched nonsense noise for like 3 secs then cuts off. anyone know the cure??

/Jason
 
Old 11-03-2003, 03:51 PM   #13
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nm, just had uninstall it and reinstall again, workin great now. thanks all
 
  


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