View Full Version : [ubuntu] How to play mp3 format file in Ubuntu 8.04.1

November 8th, 2008, 08:26 PM
kindly help me in playing .mp3 extention files in ubuntu8.04.1.

when i try to play in the music player provided by ubuntu, it alerts me to install appropriate codec for supporting .mp3 files.

please help me in solving the issue.

where will i get the relavent codec and how to install it.
Thanks in advance for helps...

November 8th, 2008, 08:27 PM
open terminal and copy and paste this command

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

November 8th, 2008, 09:27 PM
this might help you with all your media needs like music video flash and so on.
Just check the appropiate sections for your release

Comprehensive Multimedia & Video Howto (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=766683)