How to import mp4 file

Asked by EarlRodd on 2006-08-24

In rhythmbox, how do I import a simple mp3 file?
When I use the Music->importFile function, it says
my mp3 file is "not an audio stream".

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Pascal de Bruijn (pmjdebruijn) said : #1

I always use Import Folder, to import a folder full of my mp3s, that works just fine for me.

Abraham (albert-fish-be) said : #2

I have the same problem, both with a single mp3 and with a complete folder.
The exact error is "The file is not an audio stream file:<path>"
It only works with wav files.

EarlRodd (erodd) said : #3

The solution was to install the package:


to get the necessary mp3 support into rhythmbox.

Lee Colleton (lee-colleton) said : #4

The package is named:


And rhythmbox really should mention this at least if not have a button that will install the package (perhaps with a nag about MP3s being patent encumbered).

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