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Old 10-11-2008, 03:13 AM   #1
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MP3 song not playing

i have newly installed RHCE 5.
Whenever i try to play a song through cd player in GNOME,
the player hangs out. than i have to close it by clicking 'forcely quit'

so pls help me to resolve the same
Old 10-11-2008, 05:18 AM   #2
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What is "cd player in GNOME" - is it a name of a program?
Old 10-11-2008, 06:24 AM   #3
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MP3 support is not included in RHEL (I hope you mean RHEL) because of licensing issues. Please have a look at
Old 10-11-2008, 11:03 AM   #4
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just download a package like " xmms-mpg123-1.2.7-21.i386.rpm "


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Old 10-11-2008, 11:37 AM   #5
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download mplayer ,its one of the best,Am using it on rhel5 from 2007
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i am using mp3blaster on rhel5 and its running with no issues.


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