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Old 03-19-2005, 02:33 AM   #1
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XMMS problem

hello all

i am running redhat release 9 . and i have a problem with my xmms (xmms-1.2.7-1.i386.rpm)
i have installed but it is not running
and a message is saying that mp3 support has been removed fron this version
so tell me how to run

or tell me another good mp3 player for this release .

Old 03-19-2005, 02:38 AM   #2
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xmms is a great piece of software to use. First, I'd suggest you upgrade to Fedora for security reasons. Second, please post the exact outcome of your error message.
Old 03-19-2005, 03:18 AM   #3
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You can get a full working version of xmms at freshrpms. I support the notion that you should ditch RH9 in favour of Fedora coz there are no more updates for it from Redhat.
Old 03-19-2005, 09:51 AM   #4
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yum install xmms-mp3 or uninstall xmms then compile from source


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