waiting for gstreamer?

Sergey Rudchenko sergey.rudchenko at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 17:02:03 UTC 2009

On 12/23/2009 6:46 PM, Per Bothner wrote:
> On 12/23/2009 02:37 AM, Sergey Rudchenko wrote:
>> On 12/23/2009 5:50 AM, Per Bothner wrote:
>>> The problem is that neither amarok nor digikam nor rhythmbox
>>> will start up. rhythmbox does nothing. The two KDE application
>>> (run under Gnome and metacity) will put up a splash screen, and
>>> then hang.
>> Do you use GStreamer codecs from RPMFusion?
> I believe so - at least the repo is enabled.
> But that seems unlikely to be relevant, since the programs
> hang while starting up (apparently trying to connect to
> some sound server), before trying to play anything.  At least,
> so I would think, knowing little about the sound system.

I have experienced such hangs too. Even in nautilus. I think that 
happens somewhere on GStreamer initialization stage.
Just give it a try - remove the gstreamer-plugins-bad for awhile.

Best regards,
Sergey Rudchenko

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