Problem to play mp3 with VLC

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Problem to play mp3 with VLC

Postby Rifter » Sun Mar 15, 2009 1:51 pm

sound problem, here is the problem my MP3's skip, all of them. I have an Asus M3A78-EM mobo w AMD 780G chipset. what should i do, i know its not the files because they play fine on my cell phone when i transfer them there and they also run fine under windows(using VLC the same player they skip under linux with), i have tried using VLC and the default player that comes with mint. any help would be great thanks alot!

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Re: Problem to play mp3 with VLC

Postby Husse » Wed Mar 18, 2009 8:12 am

I hope you don't have the "Universal Edition"
Seems to me like a missing codec
You could try to install ffmpeg

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apt install ffmpeg
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