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enabling mp3 playback

This is just for the iTunes look-alike that comes with FC4, "rhythmbox" (still have to install xmms, which I prefer).

  • run rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/fedora/4/i386/RPMS.lvn/livna-release-4-0.lvn.5.4.noarch.rpm
    (go to rpm.livna.org if this doesn't work anymore)
  • run yum install gstreamer-plugins-mp3
  • when yum is done, run gst-register-0.8
For xmms, it should be enough to run (after the first step listed above):
  • yum install xmms-mp3
    (this will install the XMMS mp3 output plugin)
  • if you somehow can't find the plugin, check this page


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