Which package to play mp3 files

Asked by Next Gen on 2009-10-26

I am installed Ubuntu 9.04. I am just try to play a song using movie player. But a error was found.
The error is No packages with the requested plugins found (MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) decoder). But login Sound is working properly. Where get that plugins & how to install.

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Cristi Nistor (cristi-nistor) said : #1

You can go to Applications --> Add/Remove ... and type mp3 in Search field. You'll get a list of applications related to the search term. Second item should be GStreamer extra plugins. Install them and you can play mp3 audio files.

Or you can try another option from here http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Jaunty#Restricted_Extras

Good luck.

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