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hi, im using fedora core 1, and im trying to load my mp3's to play in xmms, but unfortunatly, when i do, there is no affect. i double click a ...
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- 05-25-2004 #1
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not loading mp3's
hi, im using fedora core 1, and im trying to load my mp3's to play in xmms, but unfortunatly, when i do, there is no affect. i double click a song or press play in the load dialog and nothing happens. it seems as if the program wasnt told to do anything. my sound card is a SoundBlaster Audigy 2 Audio / IEEE 1394 (Firewire). I looked for new drivers, but only windows is supported
During the install of linux, however, i did hear the test music. This is the only sound ive heard my whole linux experience(about 3 months).
ive tried using the command prompt, such asCode:
- 05-25-2004 #2
try jus putting some files into a playlist and choose run from the K Menu i (if you're in KDE, and typee xmms -p, this will play what's in the list. Can you play wav files? Or is it just mp3's that ddon't work?"I am not an alcoholic, alcoholics go to meetings"
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- 05-25-2004 #3
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- Jan 2004
Are you sure that you have the mp3 plugin loaded for xmms? By default xmms won't play mp3's.
Check the following link for the rpm . Just make usre that you get the right one for your environment.
- 05-26-2004 #4Originally Posted by logan5
That should be your problem, though. RH/Fedora doesn't include mp3 support by default because mp3 is a proprietary/closed algorithm."Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
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