sceeching sound when playing music files

Kevin DeKorte kdekorte at
Wed May 11 23:04:40 UTC 2011

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On 05/11/2011 04:55 PM, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Any testers out there that have collections of mp3's and have played them with new Fedora 15?  
> I have run several tests and oggs play fine, wma's and m4a's play fine, but mp3's give that screechy sound :(.  I know that fedora does not include mp3 playback since it is a forbidden item:
> But they should be playing fine.  Something is causing this screeching sound and I don't know what it could be.  I have only to ask other testers if they are able to play mp3's that have worked well in previous fedora versions, if they are able to play them. This would be a turnoff :(  
> Please test this out.  Whether any player that can play mp3's, be it vlc, rythmbox as has been filed against, mplayer, totem, gstreamer, ..., etc.
> Regards,
> Antonio 

This is a known problem with mplayer, and is caused by gcc, just build
mplayer with the --disable-mp3lib option and mp3 files will play fine.


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