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Re: [F8] Installing MP3 for Amarok? How?



On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 09:22 -0800, Dan Thurman wrote:
> On Thursday 10 January 2008 08:42:47 am Craig White wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 08:39 -0800, Dan Thurman wrote:
> > > On Thursday 10 January 2008 08:23:33 am Peter Reed wrote:
> > > > On Thursday 10 January 2008 09:10:26 am Dan Thurman wrote:
> > > > > I have googled for MP3 support for Amarok but I have been
> > > > > unsuccessful. I tried both helix and xine engines and every time I
> > > > > try to drop in a MP3 file, Amarok reports that MP3 files are not
> > > > > supported.
> > > > >
> > > > > Can someone tell me what I need to do to get MP3 support working?
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks!
> > > >
> > > > If you look at the Unofficial Fedora FAQ it will tell you how to enable
> > > > the repositories that you need that will enable you to install the
> > > > software required to get mp3's working in Fedora and Amarok.
> > > > The Unofficial Fedora FAQ:  http://www.fedorafaq.org/
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> > >
> > > Well, I was able to install xine-mp3, and I this works in xine. But
> > > Amarok says it does not support it. It won't even play it even if it is
> > > in my playlist.
> > >
> > > Following the Unoffical Fedora FAQ I tried:
> > >
> > > + yum install kdemultimedia-extras-nonfree << does not exist
> > > + yum install audacious-plugins-nonfree-mp3 << does not exist
> > > + yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly << does not exist
> > >
> > > There is nothing in the Unoffical Fedora FAQ link in regards to Amarok.
> > >
> > > Thanks for the tip!
> >
> > ----
> > the 'unofficial Fedora FAQ' uses some repos that you might not have set
> > up...I think that they have instructions for using their suggested repo
> > setup.
> > What is output of?
> > yum repolist
> > Craig
> 
> THANKS CRAIG and EVERONE who responded!
> 
> That was it.  The Unofficial Fedora FAQ did the trick!  My problem
> was that I did not have all of the repository list to access the nonfree
> stuff, and so I followed the instructions in the FAQ from top to bottom
> and viola!  I got a LOT of stuff that I wanted and more to the point,
> my MP3 now works in Amarok!  AWESOME!
> 
> Now, the next step is my wma decoder
----
yum install mplayer, mplayer-gui, mplayer-fonts but I seem to recall
that you had some Fedora 6 version of something or other stuck which
would probably block the installation.

Craig


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