amarok won't jump to position

Bjoern Voigt bjoernv at
Wed Aug 3 16:20:48 UTC 2011

Jason Paul Joines wrote:
>     Right now there are a large number of local mp3 files in my 
> playlist.  Most of them won't allow me to fast forward, rewind, 
> jump, etc., but one or two do.  The ones that do have a large 
> circle moving along the progress bar during playback.  For those 
> that don't, the large circle is missing.  It shows up when you 
> first hit play but instantly disappears.  Also, a file that 
> wouldn't allow jumps once may allow it the next time through.
>     Any ideas?
I had this problem too. I solved it by switching the KDE/Amarok 
Phonon backend priority to Xine instead of Gstreamer.


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