LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
LinkBack Search this Thread
Old 04-18-2008, 01:00 PM   #1
hemp4fuel
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Topeka, KS
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 192

Rep: Reputation: 45
-current flac xmms


I resist change and I still use xmms. It usually works with all the file types I use which mostly include flac and shn. There is an xmms-shn plugin to include support for shorten files. In the past the flac package from slackware has automatically included the xmms-flac plugin. I notice now with current that flac files aren't playing. I looked in the preferences for xmms and there is no mention of the flac plugin. Since the flac version had changed I decided to recompile xmms to see if that would take care of it but it didn't. I examined the slackbuilds for flac from 12 and current but I see no mention of flac in either one so it seems there wasn't an intentional change to not include xmms-flac. I am going to look into compiling flac myself to see if that will fix it.

Any other ideas would be appriciated as I am sure I am not the only slackware current user that prefers xmms and uses flac files.
 
Old 04-18-2008, 01:11 PM   #2
hemp4fuel
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Topeka, KS
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 192

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 45
Simple fix, compiled flac and now it works. I guess flac needs to see xmms at compile time to include the plugin and since xmms was removed from slackware you will need to compile flac yourself to get the plugin.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Gutsy: xmms-flac??? Sjonnie48 Ubuntu 2 10-20-2007 08:22 AM
kubuntu 6.06: xmms-flac not yet available? Sjonnie48 Ubuntu 1 06-16-2006 10:23 AM
FLAC incompatibilities with XMMS/BMP? Seph64 Linux From Scratch 0 12-08-2005 02:44 PM
XMMS-FLAC in SuSE 9.3 ? JohnStormrider Suse/Novell 1 09-27-2005 09:02 AM
flac plugin for xmms (Slamd64) Phathead Slackware 2 07-14-2005 09:02 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:57 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration