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Sure but why can't I play mp3 files with amarok?
How to Play mp3 files with amarok in Ubuntu Linux 9.04
Amarok 2 in Ubuntu 9.04 doesn't come with mp3 support. In order to play mp3 files with Amarok in Ubuntu 9.04 we need to install the libxine1-ffmpeg package.
Like any other package in Ubuntu, we can install it using synaptic or using the apt command.
Installing amarok mp3 support using Synaptic package manager
- Open Synaptic package manager (System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager)
- Insert libxine1-ffmpeg in the Quick Search box and press Search.
- Press the check box near the libxine1-ffmpeg package and select "Mark for Installation". If you get a message about required additional packages press the mark button.
- Press the applay button and follow the rest of the installation steps
Installing amarok mp3 support using aptInstalling mp3 support using the apt-get command is much simpler. All we need to do is open a console window and run the following command:
sudo apt-get install libxine1-ffmpeg
That's it, we are done. All you need to do now is to open Amarok and play the music
Monday, May 11, 2009 | 3 Comments