Description of problem:
After installing the xmms plugin for xfce4 I wanted to try controling audacious.
But when trying to add the plugin to the panel a message "Cannot find any
supported media player. You have to install at least one player first." is shown
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install XFCE's XMMS Plugin
2. Make shure audacious is installed
3. Try to add the plugin to the panel
Message "Cannot find any supported media player. You have to install at least
one player first."
The plugin should be added to the panel and audacious should be controlable
through the plugin
(In reply to comment #0)
> But when trying to add the plugin to the panel a message "Cannot find any
> supported media player. You have to install at least one player first." is shown
As I just realized you will need to install audacious-devel, otherwise
xmms-plugin wont find audacious. This is ether a bug in audacious packaging or
in the plugin's code. I'll have to investigate this further, thanks for the report.
You don't need to install audacious-devel:
$ cd /usr/lib
$ sudo ln -s libaudacious.so.4 libaudacious.so
libaudacious is correctly provided by the devel package, so the bug is in the
panel. The plugin needs to look for the versioned lib.
BTW: I think I just found a memory leak in xfce4-xmms-plugin. :(
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Audacious >= 1.3 support is broken and now even XMMS is broken to. :( This code
is horribly outdated, I will try to fix XMMS or otherwise orphan this package.
For audacious it's not needed any longer since it ships with it's own tray icon
in the Xfce panel.
Nice to see I'm not the only sucker to fall for this one. I'll help if I can,
just point the way.
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