Bug 193037 - New 1.4.0-4 release doesn't play .flac files any more
New 1.4.0-4 release doesn't play .flac files any more
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 192802
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: amarok (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Aurelien Bompard
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Reported: 2006-05-24 15:17 EDT by Quentin Spencer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Quentin Spencer 2006-05-24 15:17:03 EDT
Description of problem:
After updating to the new 1.4.0 release, it won't play flac files.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.4.0-4.fc5

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start Amarok
2.Try to load a .flac file
  
Actual results:
"These media could not be loaded into the playlist:"

Expected results:
Load and play the file

Additional info:
When amarok started, there was a message about the player switching to a new
streaming engine or something. This probably has something to do with that.
However, it needs to support all the file formats that were previously
supported. If there's a different plugin available that will loaded to load
.flac files, it should be a dependency so it is installed automatically when
amarok is upgraded.
Comment 1 Aurelien Bompard 2006-05-24 18:32:04 EDT
The flac format was supported by the gstreamer engine, which is not included in
amarok 1.4 final (developer's decision). The Helix engine is still available,
unfortunately it does not support flac yet.

One of the solutions would be to install the xine engine, which can not be
distributed by Fedora for software patents reasons. But you can find it in
another repository if you don't live in a country which recognizes software patents.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 192802 ***

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