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Old 03-06-2004, 11:30 PM   #1
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Question MP3 problems with XMMS and all other players

i have an mp3 file that works fine on my windows XP machine, all mp3's that i try to run with XMMS dont work... what happens:-
(my sound is working fine btw)

I click on open > kryptonite.mp3

the dialog disappears, apparently with kryptonite.mp3 opened, i click the "play" button and it comes back up with the open dialog, i selected kryptonite.mp3 again, and when i clicked "play" it came up with the dialog once more. What am i doing wrong?
Old 03-06-2004, 11:48 PM   #2
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Well RedHat dumped mp3 support for xmms they are shipping, so the options are ether install xmms from its mother website or get a plugin from the same site which happens to be
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Does it play if you enter "xmms kryptonite.mp3" from the console. (With kryptonite.mp3 in the path?)
Do you have the "libxmms" package installed.

If you look in the kde setup -> components -> file associations
Is there an audio/x-mp3 file type.
If so, is xmms listed in the Application Preference list?

These are the mime type attributes assigned to xmms on my system. I got it from the extended section of the menu editor rather than looking though each mime section as above.
Attributes: mime types
value: video/mpeg;audio/x-mp3;audio/x-ogg;application/x-ogg;audio/x-mpegurl;audio/x-wav

Last edited by jschiwal; 03-07-2004 at 12:11 AM.
Old 03-07-2004, 08:52 PM   #4
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ty for the help


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