RussIT
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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 1:08 pm

Using the latest debian squeeze image I downloaded a free to play mp3 file to test the audio. I added to the LXMusic play list and hit the play button but nothing happens?

Can LXMusic play mp3 files?

or is ther some configuration I need to do first

I have a monitor without sound via dvi from the hdmi port and headphones plugged in to the audio output jack

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 2:18 pm

I'm not sure but are the mp3 drivers (called "non-free" and sometimes have to be downloaded manually) included by default?
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RussIT
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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 2:42 pm

Update

sudo apt-get install vlc

I instaled video lan client and audo plays on the headphones

with the vlc player of course, LXMusic still does nothing

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 2:44 pm

Any word on the playability of FLAC files?

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 2:57 pm

RussIT said:


Update

sudo apt-get install vlc

I instaled video lan client and audo plays on the headphones

with the vlc player of course, LXMusic still does nothing



http://packages.debian.org/sea.....ywords=vlc

So VLC works on the Pi, as I had suspected a long time ago...

So, 2 questions:


Playing accelerated-by-GPU video: Does VLC know to do that?
I assume it automatically downloaded 1.1.3, not an unstable 2.0.1, right?
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RussIT
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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 3:10 pm

It is vlc 1.1.3 but it hasnt managed to play a video file yet although I did glimps a picture for a few seconds on a home movie in mpg format

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 3:20 pm

Unless the video was encoded in Xvid or H264...it's not going to play period (the CPU will max out in less then a second)
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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Sat May 05, 2012 11:04 pm

Tip we picked up from somewhere else to enable the audio (ASLA) driver:

sudo modprobe snd_bcm2835

Then LXMusic played MP3 files OK.

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:33 pm

To get LXMusic to work I had to install decoders. I did the following:

Code: Select all

sudo apt-get install xmms2-plugin-all
This installs a lot of decoders*, many of which I am unlikely to ever use, so being more selective could save some space on RPi using smaller SD-Cards.

* Including:
MPeg layers 1, 2 and 3
Vocoder
Vorbis
MP4
FLAC

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:33 pm

Thanks for this little gem - Pi R1 is sat behind my Big Plasma TV throwing media out on it.

R1 is running Debian Wheezy on an Aldi 8Gb card with this update hooked up via ethernet
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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:58 pm

JeremyF wrote:Playing accelerated-by-GPU video: Does VLC know to do that?
At this stage AFAIK only omxplayer and the various XBMC distros know how to play hardware-accelerated video.

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:46 pm

robotmad wrote:Tip we picked up from somewhere else to enable the audio (ASLA) driver:

sudo modprobe snd_bcm2835

Then LXMusic played MP3 files OK.
Thanks, that was helpful! I was going nuts as I couldn't get to play any music for my first steps.
:D

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Re: LXMusic does it play mp3 files?

Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:27 pm

I get audio with omxplayer, guayadeque, lxmusic.

I don't get any audio with audicious, vlc. I don't know why vlc such a nice app don't get audio output, I went into preferences and changed all kind of audio out and didn't get any sound.

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