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Old 09-06-2004, 05:30 AM   #1
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How to play mp3 in fedora core 3??

i have tried xmms 1.2.10
did everything. just gave some error after make install.
it can't open any file or can't play mp3 files

what should i do now??
Old 09-06-2004, 05:39 AM   #2
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hi there
get ur slf either mp3 patch from
or a new xmms-1.2.10 from
since Fedora like RH does not support playback of MP3 songs due to some licensing issues
the xmms-1.2.10 rpm u get from
copy that to some directory say /tmp
and then

cd /tmp

rpm -ivh --force xmms-1.2.10-i386.rpm

and start xmms again and it will work


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Old 09-06-2004, 06:34 AM   #3
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Hi All

Yes Xmms Works but Audio I/O plug-in were the output plug-in is set to esound output plug-in must change to OSS Driver 1.2.10...


Is it secret, is it safe.

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Old 09-06-2004, 08:10 AM   #4
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actually the problem was bit different. i was trying to installing from local host.

but u need to have root permissions for make install command.

anyway thanks!
Old 09-06-2004, 08:21 AM   #5
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If that's the case, you can install from source, because you can compile program and install in you home directory.


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