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Re: [SLE] adding mp3 support for gstreamer / rhythmbox on SuSE 10.1
  • From: Zhang Weiwu <zhangweiwu@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 02 Jul 2006 02:19:13 +0800
  • Message-id: <1151777953.9710.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
在 2006-07-02日的 01:46 +0800,Zhang Weiwu写道:
> Hello. I bet I am not the first one confused by this. I already hang
> there one hour trying to figure out how to do this without any clue.
> SuSE 10.1 installs Totem without mp3 support, as always. I googled a lot
> and discovered a gstream plugin for mp3 (using on mad) should make both
> Totem and Rhythmbox accept MP3. A webpage told me the need package is
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad and mad
> Later is very easy to find on packman, gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad is
> damned difficult to find. I discovered
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad-0.8.11-3.i586.rpm which resulted dependency
> error:
> error: Failed dependencies:
> gstreamer = 0.8.11 is needed by
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad-0.8.11-3.i586
> gstreamer-plugins = 0.8.11 is needed by
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad-0.8.11-3.i586
> gstreamer-plugins-default = 0.8.11 is needed by
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad-0.8.11-3.i586
> is needed by
> gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad-0.8.11-3.i586
> I cannot find gstreamer-plugins-extra-mad particularly for 10.1 on
> Google too. Actually I searched over hours to trying figure it out.
> Stragely there are two few people on the internet ask the same question
> when I google it. A lot of people do asked about SuSE <10.1, answers
> cannot be applied on 10.1. some answers about how to play mp3 ignores
> gstream (e.g.
> Generally, trying to play mp3 on SuSE 10.1 could be a painful experience
> (I already took a lot of time pain figured out I need a mp3 plug in for
> Banshee, but Banshee has other problems that I has to switch to
> rhythmbox)

On this page it is
suggested might help. In
order to get this installed I used libtunepime from Guru, libmp4v2 from
packman and the result is even this package installed, Totem gives same
error message:
You do not have a decoder installed to handle this file. You
might need to install the necessary plugins.

P. S.

For other newbies like me, the resource listed in this page looks very

But still, knowing where to find rpm is one thing, knowing what rpm to
look for is another, like my case with gstreamer, I use guru/packman
too, but I took hours still not able to find out what package can add
mp3 support to gstreamer.

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