View Full Version : [ubuntu] MP3 and Streaming Audio
July 23rd, 2008, 11:09 PM
I'm running 8.04 and whenever I boot if I play mp3 files first then I get no sound on streaming videos throughout the internet; however, If I open a streaming video first then ubuntu will not play my mp3 or other music files in amarok.
It will play them in Noatun though.
I do keep my music files on an external hard drive if that may be a problem starter.
July 23rd, 2008, 11:31 PM
This isn't about where your music files are stored, mine are also stored on a server and I can play sounds from different sources without problems.
If you go to System > Preferences > Sound > Devices tab.
What options have been selected?
July 23rd, 2008, 11:33 PM
Do you have the codecs installed?
If you don't go to add/remove and type in codec.You will find what you need there.
July 23rd, 2008, 11:34 PM
Music and Movies:
Sound Playback - Autodetect
Sound Capture - ALSA - Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Default Mixer Tracks:
HDA Intel (ALSA Mixer)
I believe I do have codecs installed because the mp3 will work in noatun and it also works in banshee and amarok (only if I start the mp3 before streaming content)
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