Regarding MP3 support

Gain Paolo Mureddu gmureddu at prodigy.net.mx
Sat Jan 29 02:00:03 UTC 2005


Brian Ashe wrote:

>On Friday January 28, 2005 12:49 pm, viraj ambetkar wrote:
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>>Thanks Paul,
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>>I followed the steps mentioned in the FAQ.  It was stupid of me to not
>>do so in the first place.  Well interestingly, XMMS is still unable to
>>play the file using KDE 3.3, while I play any MP3, it gives an error
>>saying "Can't play audio" and adds some errors about the soundcard,
>>correct output plugin, etc.  I am able to hear the system sounds and
>>also play audio CDs fine with KsCD.  I am also unable to play MP3s
>>with Noatun.
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>>I logged in with Gnome 2,8 and whoa, XMMS can easily play the same
>>files without errors!  I log in with KDE again and same problems!
>>
>>Can anyone explain what might be the issue?
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>You probably have an output plugin that conflicts with artsd. Go into the 
>Options->Preferences->Audio I/O PlugIns area and at the bottom you should see 
>"Output Plugin". Select arts and see if that takes care of it for you. 
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I'd disable aRts altogether, but that's just me.




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