Edgy mplayer binary doesn't do mp3 anymore?

Colin Brace cb at lim.nl
Fri Nov 3 23:55:32 UTC 2006


On 10/23/06, Craig Hagerman <craighagerman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I upgraded from Dapper to Edgy a few days ago. Since that time I mplayer has
> been throwing up an error message whenever I start up a video file:
>
> "Requested audio codec family [mp3] (afm=mp3lib) not available. Enable it at
> compilation."

I've been seeing this error message as well since the upgrade. Here is the fix:

Go to Preferences, then click "codecs & demuxer". Select "FFmpeg"

from: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=286977

HTH

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  Colin Brace
  Amsterdam




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