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Old 10-18-2003, 07:09 AM   #1
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Playing mp3 in RH9

dear people
i have RH9 and 3 user accounts plus root. i can play songs as root and one user but not able to play them when logged in as other users. i installed the mp3 encoders from and songs are playing fine.
the message i get is
1. please select the proper plugin
2. another program is blocking your sound card
3. your sound card is not configured properly
please help!
i dont see any plug in option in xmms.
i dont know how to find if indeed another program is using the soundcard
i can hear the test sound perfectly alright
Old 10-18-2003, 04:49 PM   #2
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Red Hat does not include mp3 support anymore. But it dosn't mean that you can add it, get xmms-mp3.

You can download it from here.


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