To play MP3 files in Fedora 8 you need to add software to your default installation:
rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-8.rpm
yum install rhythmbox
yum install gstreamer-plugins-ugly
That is it, next launch Rythmbox and hello music!Q: Hey Chris, why does the gstreamer-plugins end in "-ugly" A: Good question, tough answer, the GStreamer is a streaming media library which contains plug-ins which cannot be shipped in gstreamer-plugins-good because the license is not LGPL. Please note the the license of the entire library is not LGPL! So of course you shouldn't install it unless you pay the owners for licensing rights.
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