FLAC files on Amarok (Georgi Kourtev)

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 20:03:08 UTC 2009

2009/12/2 Georgi Kourtev <gkourtev at gmail.com>:
> On Wednesday 02 December 2009 18:02:20 Myriam Schweingruber wrote:
>> Hi Georgi,
>> Most strange, you have everything needed to play FLAC files, but those
>> don't play, I really don't understand and I have no explanation at
>> all.  I asked several people around me, no one has those problems.
>> You can try forcing a reinstall of the phonon-backend-xine and
>> libxine1 (sudo apt-get install --reinstall phonon-backend-xine
>> libxine1). That's pretty much the only thing I can suggest now, maybe
>> this helps.
>> Regards, Myriam.
> The only thing that I didn't have installed is the kubuntu-restricted-extras,
> which I installed some 10 minutes ago.  It removed two packages (libavcodec-
> extra-52 and libavcodec-unstripped-52). Still cannot play flac in Amarok.
> What is strange for me is that other players I have installed (Kaffeine,
> KMplayer, GNOME Mplayer) do play flac files. Could it be something with Amarok?
> I looked at the settings there but didn't find anything meaningful to the
> topic.
> gk

One thing I do when I get strange problems like this is to create a
new user, log in as the new user and see if I get same problems there.
If it workes for the new user you know that you have some troubles
with your settings.

/ Jonas

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