Latest LQ Deal: Linux Power User Bundle
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-05-2004, 12:59 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Nov 2004
Location: Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh,India
Posts: 12

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy download and play mp3 using xmms

iam a first year student of an IT professional college in India.
We login as user.
I want 2 play mp3 songs using xmms.
But the in the Audio I/O Plugins,Input Plugins.There is no MPEG Layer 1/2/3 Player 1.2.8
So how can i play the mp3 songs when i am not the root.

Please help me out Iam very interested in larning a lot about many things in linux
Old 11-05-2004, 01:07 AM   #2
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: New York
Distribution: --------- Gentoo-2004.2 [2.6.8] Redhat-9 [2.6.6]
Posts: 545

Rep: Reputation: 31
I am guessing you're on a redhat/fedora linux box?? , which doesn't come with mp3 support by default.. but you can install the latest xmms, and get it working..

And please include what distro you are running, that way it make's it easy for people to help you out..

Last edited by UsualTuxpect; 11-05-2004 at 01:10 AM.
Old 06-09-2005, 09:11 PM   #3
LQ Guru
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Sparta, NC USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.04
Posts: 5,141

Rep: Reputation: 58
If you don't know your distribution, open an x terminal and try these commands:

# What is the distribution
cat /etc/.product
cat /etc/.issue
cat /etc/issue
cat /etc/


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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
XMMS won't play MP3 files NickC Mandriva 8 07-27-2004 12:38 AM
XMMS in fedora 2 to play MP3 guessme Linux - Software 1 07-06-2004 03:37 PM
How to play mp3 with XMMS vanhelsing Linux - Software 12 05-31-2004 08:04 PM
KDE 3.2 - XMMS won't play mp3 martina-cz Linux - Software 13 02-29-2004 04:10 PM
mp3 files don't play in xmms orange400 Linux - General 7 03-23-2003 04:20 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:38 AM.

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