Can't play mp3's in noatun or juk

Michael Pyne michael.pyne at
Sat Apr 28 23:01:49 BST 2007

On Saturday 28 April 2007 15:18, Joe Dunsmore wrote:
> Even though I can play them in kaffeine and other media players.  I can
> play ogg files in juk and noatun.  I think both juk and noatun use aRts,
> but others use xine.  So how can I make aRts play mp3s or failing that,
> make juk use gstreamer or whatever.  I'm using 3.5.6 on feisty.

You need to install mp3 playback packages for aRts, which is not installed by 
default on Ubuntu IIRC.  I don't use Ubuntu myself so I don't know the exact 
name so you may want to look on the ubuntu forums or something because you're 
surely not the only one with this problem.

 - Michael Pyne
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