Wavs play, MP3s don't

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Wed Nov 19 06:05:51 UTC 2003

On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Brian Connolly wrote:

> Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 23:52:34 -0600
> From: Brian Connolly <linus at literatigroup.com>
> Reply-To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> To: fedora-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Wavs play, MP3s don't
> Sorry.  This is probably another dumb question.
> Wavs play as well as system sounds.  But I cannot seem to get MP3s to
> play no matter how hard I try to configure.
> Thoughts?
> Brian Connolly
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Redhat Linux does not ship with MP3 enabled media players due to patent 
concerns.  You can, however, download and install an RPM package that will 
add support back in for MP3 CDs.  

The RPM package is called xmms-mpg123-1.2.7-21.i386.rpm

You can find this package here. 


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