[TriLUG] fedora / xmms problem (and AAC question)
jonc at nc.rr.com
Sun Nov 30 14:57:48 EST 2003
Well it might have some interesting defaults, like storing its playlist
in a file under /root/.. If you run it with strace you'll most likely
see exactly what it's attempting access to, and then you can probably
adjust it via some command line or configuration setting.
Good Luck - Jon Carnes
On Sun, 2003-11-30 at 13:39, ryan wheaton wrote:
> Hope y'all all had a wonderful turkey day.
> I've got a strange problem for y'all. I'm running Fedora Core 1, and
> when I first had everything installed, I tried to run xmms to play some
> mp3s, but it came up with a warning saying that it couldn't play mp3s
> because of some lawblahblahblah. So, I figured that was just RedHat's
> version of xmms, so I uninstalled it and installed the version from the
> xmms site. Now, it play mp3s fine when I run it as root (figured this
> out by accident), but when I try to run xmms as a user, it pops up the
> can't play mp3's message again. I can't figure out what's different
> when running it as root. it seems to be running the same executable:
> [root at catfart ryan]# which xmms
> [root at catfart ryan]# exit
> [ryan at catfart ryan]$ which xmms
> anyone got any ideas what i'm overlooking here?
> also, does anyone know of a good AAC (m4a) file player for linux? I had
> my PowerBook (iTunes) set to rip my CDs as m4s's instead of mp3's...
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