Amarok, libtunepimp5-mp3 and kubuntu-restricted-extras

Harald Sitter sitter.harald at
Tue Jul 17 14:46:22 BST 2007

On Tuesday 17 July 2007 15:23:29 Harald Sitter wrote:
> Heya!
> It just popped into my mind... libtunepimp5-mp3 should probably become a
> dependancy of Gutsy's kubuntu-restricted-extras. It is used in Amarok (i.e.
> the default music player) for autotagging music, independent of the
> filename and existing tags, but unfortunately not the codec ;-). Anyway...
> Since Amarok is the default music player :-D, and libtunepimp5-mp3 makes it
> possible to fetch tags for MP3 files, it probably should become part of
> kubuntu-restricted-extras. Considering that thingy is meant to make it
> easier for the user to get crappy format support all over the place.
> Also I noticed that the Amarok package is missing some suggestions:
> k3b for burning
> libtunepimp5-mp3 and libxine1-ffmpeg for proper MP3 support
> DebDiffs for both issues are attached.

It turned out that the libtunepimp5-mp3 is a somewhat duplicated bug report ... so just go ahead and forget about 
the ubuntu-restricted-extras debdiff. ;-)

Harald Sitter Packager
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