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Re: how to play an audio cd?



On Saturday 27 December 2008 06:13:25 slamp slamp wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 12:52 AM, Ed Greshko <Ed Greshko greshko com> wrote:
> > slamp slamp wrote:
> >> is anyone successful in playing an audio cd? i insert an audio cd,
> >> fedora 10 nicely asks what i want to do, i select open in rhythmbox
> >> but it does nothing. i tried audacious but that does not play either.
> >> sound juicer is able to play the audio cd but sound juicer is not an
> >> audio player. ive replaced my xp desktop with fedora and loving it but
> >> im surprised that something as simple as playing an audio cd is not
> >> working for the 10th iteration of fedora. im a big fan of linux as a
> >> whole and i can handle a bug like this but someone not as computer
> >> literate as i am although im no expert would be turned away in an
> >> instant.
> >
> > By "does nothing" do you really mean "nothing"?  Or, does the cd spin
> > the timer counts but not sound?
> >
> > I've not played audio cd's in a long time....but I do recall that some
> > players expect the audio plug of the cdplayer be connected by wire to
> > the sound card.  That is the way I have my system configured....and I
> > also need to enable the cd in the mixer.  I use kmix.
> >
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> it spins for a few seconds then it stops. nothing else happens in
> rhythmbox, no timer etc. i am using gnome, volume is good like i said
> cd plays in sound juicer. is it possible the rhythmbox/gstreamer can't
> play wav files? ive installed all plugins for gstreamer but i am not
> sure if rhythmbox uses gstreamer. i dont have the analog cable from my
> cd/dvd drive to my sound card.

I believe that the release notes mentioned that there is an issue with playing 
disks digitally.  Have you read

http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-
notes/f10/en_US/Upfront_About_Multimedia.html ?

Anne

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