Amarok, libtunepimp5-mp3 and kubuntu-restricted-extras

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at
Tue Jul 17 15:15:30 BST 2007

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The mailing list is not the bug tracker :)

However, already fixed.

I'd file a wishlist bug for the amarok one.


Harald Sitter wrote:
> 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. ;-)
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