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Old 01-27-2004, 11:31 PM   #1
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Angry How can I Play songs saved on my Hard Disk

Hi Every One
My CD Player (AUDIO) in RH-9 is working properly with full sound .
But I cant play songs from my local folders saved on my Hard Disk.
When I choose any song from my local folders ,XMMS opens but no progress in progress Bar, and no sound at all. Thr is no activity seems in XMMS .
Please help me to resove this problem.
Old 01-27-2004, 11:56 PM   #2
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If you are talking about mp3 files, get your mp3 support here.

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
Configure X server:
Configure network:
Manage software:
Red Hat Linux 8.0 Package Management Tool
Red Hat 9.0 Package Management Tool
Manage users

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
Old 01-28-2004, 05:00 AM   #3
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Tons Thanks boss
with ur great links , I successfully played songs ,saved on my harddisk.
I first down loaded an RPM package xmms.mpg123-1.2.7-*.
Then I changed my Output plug in to eSound Output plugin 1.2.7
Then I started palying songs. It success fully playing Now.
Once again Tens bundle of thanks


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