when i try to play mp3's it ells me to download gstreamer extra plugins then it says its restricted software

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 i have ubuntu 7.10 cant play music

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Vojtěch Trefný (vojtech.trefny) said :

You have to install some codecs to play MP3 files, it can't be included in default installation because of licences, term of use etc.

Here is very easy howto and also something about 'restricted' formats in Ubuntu:


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Vojtěch Trefný (vojtech.trefny) said :

Vojtěch Trefný suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #3: “Restricted Formats”.

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