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Re: No music playback



Daryl Styrk wrote: 

> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 06:41:46PM -0400, JoeHill wrote:
> > 
> > This is strange: I can play video files with sound, I can play flash video
> > with sound, but when I try to play a music file (mp3) in either Rhythmbox
> > or Exaile the progress bar does not move and the file will not play.
> > 
> > I don't know if this is related, but I have two volume icons in my panel,
> > the one that I added myself and now one in the notification area. They
> > appear the same, but the icon in my panel has the usual config options,
> > whereas the icon in the notification area has a minimal menu with prefs
> > that look like the ones for Pulseaudio.
> > 
> > System is Testing/Unstable.
> > 
> > -- 
> > J  
> 
> I don't think Debian ships with mp3 playback out of the box.  I don't know
> the exact package that handles it.  Amarok pulls everything it needs.. 
> 
> $ aptitude search ~dmp3 | grep ^i
> 
> i A libflac8                        - Free Lossless Audio Codec - runtime C
> libr i A libmad0                         - MPEG audio decoder
> library i A libmp3lame0                     - LAME Ain't an MP3
> Encoder i A libmpcdec3                      - Musepack (MPC) format
> library i A libmtp7                         - Media Transfer Protocol (MTP)
> library i A libmusicbrainz4c2a              - Second generation incarnation
> of the CD In i A libnjb5                         - Creative Labs Nomad
> Jukebox library i A libopenal1                      - Software implementation
> of the OpenAL API i A libsdl-mixer1.2                 - mixer library for
> Simple DirectMedia Layer i A libshout3                       - MP3/Ogg Vorbis
> broadcast streaming library i A libsmpeg0                       - SDL MPEG
> Player Library - shared libraries i A libtag1c2a                      -
> TagLib Audio Meta-Data Library i A libtagc0                        - TagLib
> Audio Meta-Data Library (C bindings i A libtunepimp5                    -
> MusicBrainz tagging library i A libtwolame0                     - MPEG Audio
> Layer 2 encoding library i A libvlc0                         - multimedia
> player and streamer library i A libxine1                        - the xine
> video/media player library, meta- i A libxine1-plugins                - the
> xine video/media player library, meta i A python-mutagen                  -
> audio metadata editing library i A rhythmbox                       - music
> player and organizer for GNOME i A serpentine                      - An
> application for creating audio CDs i   vlc                             -
> multimedia player and streamer i A vlc-nox                         -
> multimedia player and streamer (without X 
> 
> Everything works fine here.  I assume one of the above will take care of
> everything.  

I'm pretty sure I've got everything I need:

joehill@node1:~$ aptitude search ~dmp3 | grep ^i
i   audacity                        - A fast, cross-platform audio editor       
i A exfalso                         - audio tag editor for GTK+                 
i   gpodder                         - A free podcast aggregator written in PyGTK
i   gstreamer0.10-lame              - GStreamer lame plugin                     
i A lame                            - LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder                 
i A libflac++6                      - Free Lossless Audio Codec - C++ runtime li
i   libflac-dev                     - Free Lossless Audio Codec - C development 
i   libflac8                        - Free Lossless Audio Codec - runtime C libr
i A libmad0                         - MPEG audio decoder library                
i   libmp3lame-dev                  - LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder                 
i A libmp3lame0                     - LAME Ain't an MP3 Encoder                 
i   libmpcdec3                      - Musepack (MPC) format library             
i A libmpeg3-1                      - MPEG streams decoding library             
i   libmpg123-0                     - MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio decoder -- runtime 
i   libmtp7                         - Media Transfer Protocol (MTP) library     
i A libmusicbrainz4c2a              - Second generation incarnation of the CD In
i A libopenal1                      - Software implementation of the OpenAL API 
i A libsdl-mixer1.2                 - mixer library for Simple DirectMedia Layer
i A libshout3                       - MP3/Ogg Vorbis broadcast streaming library
i A libsmpeg0                       - SDL MPEG Player Library - shared libraries
i A libsox-fmt-mp3                  - SoX MP3 format library                    
i   libtag1-vanilla                 - TagLib Audio Meta-Data Library (Vanilla fl
i A libtag1c2a                      - TagLib Audio Meta-Data Library            
i A libtagc0                        - TagLib Audio Meta-Data Library (C bindings
i A libtwolame0                     - MPEG Audio Layer 2 encoding library       
i   libvlc2                         - multimedia player and streamer library    
i A libvlccore0                     - base library for VLC and its modules      
i A libxine1                        - the xine video/media player library, meta-
i   libxine1-plugins                - the xine video/media player library, meta 
i   mencoder                        - MPlayer's Movie Encoder                   
i   mp3gain                         - Lossless mp3 normalizer with statistical a
i   mpg123                          - MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player             
i   python-mutagen                  - audio metadata editing library            
i A python-pymtp                    - Pythonic binding to LibMTP to interact wit
i   quodlibet                       - audio library manager and player for GTK+ 
i   rhythmbox                       - music player and organizer for GNOME      
i A serpentine                      - An application for creating audio CDs     
i A sound-juicer                    - GNOME 2 CD Ripper                         
i   soundconverter                  - GNOME application to convert audio files i
i   sox                             - Swiss army knife of sound processing      
i A twolame                         - MPEG Audio Layer 2 encoder (command line f
i   vlc                             - multimedia player and streamer            
i A vlc-data                        - Common data for VLC                       
i A vlc-nox                         - multimedia player and streamer (without X 


I had mp3 playback before (perhaps I should have mentioned that...)

-- 
J


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