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Does anyone know how to play .mp3 files in Ubuntu?
Can anyone link me to a suitable codec, converter or program?

Ben
Edited by sktfreak - 12/15/08 at 8:38pm
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Use Synaptic Package Manager. Select "Amarok" and it should download all dependencies for you, including codecs.
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Install ubuntu-restricted-extras
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Retrospekt View Post
Use Synaptic Package Manager. Select "Amarok" and it should download all dependencies for you, including codecs.
I forgot to mention my pc don't have the netz.
post #5 of 10
Rhythmbox should automatically find and install any codecs you should need.
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I forgot to mention my pc don't have the netz.
Well you will need the interwebz! Otherwise the only viable option I see is downloading the .tar files for VLC on someone else computer and saving it to an external media device...
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Well, I have the net on this PC. (Family).
But not in my room, can anyone send me a package?
post #8 of 10
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Well, I have the net on this PC. (Family).
But not in my room, can anyone send me a package?
Get a nice 15m Ethernet cable. That'll solve that problem. Or better yet, a wireless card.
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OR, move the PC to where the Net is and connect from there?

you're pretty hard done by if you don't have the net and aim to use Linux tbh.

Linux Mint might give you less hass;es with codecs etc as it comes with them preinstalled, but you still need to connect to the net for a few things.
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go to applications, add/remove. then look for a Mp3 codec in the list
    
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