Amarok/xine driver problems

Mike lake.wind77 at
Mon Sep 3 02:08:20 UTC 2007

ben miller wrote:
> On Sunday 02 September 2007 7:40:47 am Peter Garrett wrote:
>> On Sun, 2 Sep 2007 07:28:40 -0500
>> ben miller <wheelscribe at> wrote:
>>> On Sunday 02 September 2007 7:02:18 am Peter Garrett wrote:
>>>> Have you tried playing music using only xine? For example, from the
>>>> terminal:
>>>> xine /path/to/loudmusic.mp3
> I've since installed the xine-arts driver which took care of the xine driver 
> error message. However, everytime I launch Amarok now, I receive a dialog box 
> informing me that Amarok can't play Mp3 files. The same dbox offers a button 
> for installing the mp3 support files, but nothing happens when I click on it.
Not sure if you already have this installed but if not try 
installing libxine1-ffmpeg. That should resolve the problem 
with Amarok being able to play mp3 files.

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