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    Does XMMS play cds? I can't figure out how to make it play one. Maybe I need a plugin or something for it?

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    I believe it does. Install the package xmms-cdread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by valan
    Does XMMS play cds? I can't figure out how to make it play one. Maybe I need a plugin or something for it?
    should go to play directory, and then choose /cdrom or whatever it is called
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    Can't play /media/cdrom, since it's not mounted, there's nothing there.
    Can't play /dev/hdc because it locks up everything and I gotta do a hard reboot (I think there's a driver issue though, since scratched or dirty discs tend to lock it up).

    I will not taint my system by installing a package, but I did find the source for the cdread plugin, thanks for telling me that's what I needed.

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    Just so you know, you cannot mount an audio CD, instead you need to make sure that your media player has the proper plugin, also check that your pointing to the correct device, and if your still having problems, you can try bypassing the symlink alltogether.(ie point to the device like /dev/ide/002.1 or god knows, it varies from machine to machine.)
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    Yes I know this. I also noticed I have a cd player plugin already, but it still doesn't seem to be working. I still haven't installed the cdread plugin, maybe that will solve it. If not it doesn't really matter, I could use a different cd player, I would just rather use xmms.

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    Quote Originally Posted by valan
    I still haven't installed the cdread plugin, maybe that will solve
    lol....... and u expect it to work without the plugin.......geez
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    Well I figured this other cd player plugin that's already installed would do something like play a cd...

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