[gst-devel] Fedora Core 8 + Rhythmbox 0.11.3: GStreamer plugins to decode "MP3" files cannot be found

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 16:51:03 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 4:49 PM, Totally Burned
<totally.burned at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently installed Fedora Core 8, which includes Rhythmbox 0.11.3 as a
> music player.
> When I try to import and play MP3 files, Rhythmbox returns the message
> 'GStreamer plugins to decode "MP3" files cannot be found'.
> By any chance, could anyone tell me where to get the plugins from and how to
> install them?
> Many thanks if so :)

Try to open an mp3 with Totem first, it should tell you how to obtain
the free codec from Fluendo.

I wonder why Rhythmbox doesn't do the same.

Felipe Contreras

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