On Fri, 23 Apr 2004 08:53:09 +0100, Julien Olivier wrote:
> Only that this AFAIK is no longer necessary with rhythmbox >=
> it doesn't do things directly, but only via gstreamer. So in theory,
> dropping an MP3 gstreamer plugin into (as of now) /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.8
> and all gstreamer apps should magically be able to play MP3.
I'd just like to add that, maybe, in the future, Fedora could
CD burner and a video player (totem) based on gstreamer. So you would
have to get the right gstreamer-plugin once, and you would have MP3
support in Rhythmbox, Totem and a (therotitcal) CD burner. It's much
better than having to download a plugin for each app using illegal
Am I wrong here ?
No. The gstreamer-plugins-mp3 package is just a temporary work-around.
One could make a site like rpm.livna.org
provide a "gstreamer-plugins"
upgrade package instead, which contains other missing plugins, too
(e.g. mpeg). There are plans on doing that. I'm not up-to-date about
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