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Re: Playback and other problems in Amarok

Am Dienstag, 24. Februar 2009 schrieb John Kapnogiannis:
> Well first of all (as you can see in the subject of this message)
> there's a prob on playback. Many tracks(mp3's only, ogg's seem to work
> perfectly) just don't start playing. At first I thought the tracks were
> corrupt or something, but everything is ok with other players. So what
> do you think?? A problem with xine maybe?? Well, I know this list is for
> reporting packaging problems but I thought it was a good idea to discuss
> this matter with other users.

This happen to me using gstreamer. With xine now things mostly work fine except that ever so often playing stops completely and needs a restart of amarok.

> Secondly there's a problem with the indexing of my music collection. I
> have figured out that some tracks are missing. Also amarok doesn't
> "read" the ID3tags correctly and tracks are added in a complete wrong
> order (for example metallica tracks under a different artist--lol:p) or
> the tags get completely wiped out so the tracks go to various
> artists->unknown->bla bla. To tell the truth most of the tracks are
> correctly indexed.

Same over here when it comes to wrong artist. I do hope though that the mp3 files are not destoyed.

So, just saying that you're not alone here.


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