Can Someone Please Just Tell my Why My Music wont Play...

Asked by NijatXJ07 on 2008-07-11

So a lot of people up here mention at some point actually having Rhythmbox playback their music. I am running off of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and my music has never played since it first recognized my iPod. Is there anything I need to do? I have downloaded Banshee, it doesnt recognize my iPod. I also tried gtkpod, but it also doesnt play there either. I downloaded the GStreamer extra plugins thinking that would help but nothing.

I dont need a lot of computer jargon, and just telling me to download something will not help me. I need steps please. I am in no way computer savey and I am tired of reading through loads of questions trying to save you all the trouble of answering yet again the same problem.

Thanks for all your hard work! I really appreciate it.

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Ubuntu banshee Edit question
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Solved by:
Sayak Banerjee
Solved:
2008-07-11
Last query:
2008-07-11
Last reply:
2008-07-11

Open a terminal and type in:
[code]sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras[/code]
And then reboot and check.

Sorry bout the [CODE] .. lol.. getting too much used to the forums ;)
Just type in:
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras

NijatXJ07 (thaddog910) said : #3

Thanks Sayak Banerjee, that solved my question.

thehandicapspot (johnjfranco) said : #4

I am having a similiar problem with the movie player that comes with Ubuntu. I get a message saying "cannot find location" when i insert a music cd. I used terminal for restricted extras and it didn't work.