[ILUG] MP3/ MPEG
pfinch at compsoc.com
Mon Jun 28 13:42:08 IST 2004
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004, Barry O'Donovan wrote:
> On Thursday 24 June 2004 11:54, austin wrote:
> > A colleague of mine just installed Fedora (core 1). He just discovered that
> > there is no support for MPEG or MP3. The programs are there and they
> > recognise the files but just wont open them. Anyone any idea why this is
> > and what the simplest solution is?
There are a few usefull RPM's on freshrpms.
There is a mirror on HeaNet.
two of interest here:
I pointed yum at the heanet freshrpms and just did a yum install xmms*
Hope this helps
> Yeah - some copyright/licensing issues reaching back about 2 years. You used
> to be able to get MP3 libraries for XMMS from its homepage. I'm not sure if
> that's still the case.
> I don't know what the story with Gnome is, but for KDE the mp3 codecs come as
> part of the kdemultimedia package. You will have to build this from sources
> for Fedora/KDE MP3 compatability. I'm sure some resourceful person has
> already packaged a working RPM for Fedora - you will just have to Google for
> > Also is there any specific player which
> > works for WMA files?
> mplayer, xine, xmms - just download the drivers from their respective
> > Cheeers folks
> > A
> Barry O'Donovan
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