Ubuntu - Rythym Box issue
patiodragon at gmail.com
Wed Mar 5 04:31:58 UTC 2008
EDIT: 2008-03-04 23:30 -0500
If anyone should try the method below to install xmms, please include
the "install" option.
"> > My solution is to use XMMS for this task: sudo apt-get xmms xmms-skins"
SHOULD BE: sudo apt-get install xmms xmms-skins
Sorry for the typo.
On 3/4/08, Default User <xyzzyx at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-03-04 at 10:50 -0500, Kim Briggs wrote:
> > On 3/3/08, Tom <lau at woh.rr.com> wrote:
> > > Hello to All:
> > >
> > > I've installed Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy and have tried Rythym box with some
> > > disappointing results. Many of the radio stations that I try to import
> > > end up not playing w/ message "proper plug in not installed". What do
> > > I need to do to make R-Box more functional, or, do I need to replace it
> > > w/ some other player w/ better plug-ins?
> > >
> > > Thanks for your inputs,
> > >
> > > Tom Lau
> > Hi Tom,
> > I've been using Ubuntu for over 5 years and have never gotten the
> > default application Rhythm Box to play streaming .pls files. This is
> > AFTER I have confirmed it can play static mp3 files. It is mind
> > boggling how this is the default app.
> > My solution is to use XMMS for this task: sudo apt-get xmms xmms-skins
> > You can change the program used for .pls in Firefox in
> > Preferences...Content Tab...File Types section. The location of XMMS
> > is /usr/bin/xmms
> > HTH,
> > http://kimbriggs.com
> FWIW, I also have never been able to get Rhythmbox to play internet
> radio stations. So when installing Ubuntu one of the first things I do
> is uninstall Rhythmbox and install xmms, which plays Internet radio
> fine, no setup or tinkering needed.
> Perhaps xmms should be the default audio player for Ubuntu, instead of
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