amarok cannot play CD
blchupin at iinet.net.au
Mon May 28 05:41:05 UTC 2012
On 27/05/12 00:49, Lorenzo Bettini wrote:
> On 05/26/2012 09:55 AM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 26/05/12 17:09, Lorenzo Bettini wrote:
>>> anyone experiencing this annoying problem which has been around for
>>> many years? Amarok 2.5 is still not able to play audio CDs! The CD
>>> shows up in the local collection, but with 0 tracks...
>> Hang on for a second....amImisunderstanding somethinghere....
>> You are asking about a "..problem which has been around for *many*
>> years" [my emphasis].
>> And you have a "PhD in Computer Science", right?
>> Just checking that this is correct.
>> Anything in a Linux distribution is open source. You are aware of this,
> I'm experiencing this problem in amarok 2.5 (and in bug reports it was
> said that it has been fixed in version 2.5), that's why I'm asking...
> what's this got to do with open source? (by the way, I'm maintainer
> of many open source software, in particular GNU packages...)
Perhaps I could have used different way of expressing myself but you did
say that the problem has been around for many years and with your
obvious experience you should be able to solve it - at least for
yourself by finding the erroneous code in Amarok's source code. No other
sinister meaning intended :-) .
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