GStreamer and mp3

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Wed Mar 22 09:23:17 UTC 2006

On 3/22/06, Oldman <talbotscott at> wrote:
> Hello all
> I can't seem to get mp3 working in any gstreamer apps.  I believe that
> the extra audio plugin was supposed to get that for me, but no luck.  I
> have installed the following:
> gstreamer.i386               0.10.3-3
> gstreamer-plugins-base.i386  0.10.3-3
> gstreamer-plugins-good.i386  0.10.2-1
> gstreamer08.i386             0.8.12-4.fc5
> gstreamer08-plugins.i386     0.8.12-2.fc5
> gstreamer08-plugins-extra-08-audio.i386  0.8.11-3.lvn5
> Did some poking around, gst-register shows both mad and lame plugins
> but gst-inspect shows that both don't exist.  libmad and lame were
> installed as dependencies of the gstreamer rpm.
> I've been to the google groups, but there was no help on this. So am I
> the only one wit the problem?

The gstreamer08 stuff is of no real use. The Fluendo guys have
released some good packages on the gstreamer site here you just add
the 3 repos and away you go. It works really well.


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