[dapper] mp3 support?

Richard S. Crawford rscrawford at mossroot.com
Wed Apr 19 18:39:11 UTC 2006

Francisco Borges wrote:
> Hello,
> I've installed Dapper 6 on my laptop, and have updated it.
> I'm trying to add mp3 support to amarok. I've read
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/RestrictedFormats there it's mentioned that for
> KDE I would have to install akode-mpeg.
> I can't find this package either in universe or multiverse.
> Does anyone knows how I could add mp3 support to a Dapper install? Or it
> is not possible at the current state of things?

This one fooled me too.  As far as I can tell, akode-mpeg is not something
you can install in Dapper.

This wiki came in very helpful:


Also, in Dapper, amarok needs libxine-extracodecs for mp3 support.

Hope that helps.

Richard S. Crawford
"That which does not kill me makes me stranger."

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