[blfs-support] Accessing Audio CDs

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Dec 15 09:29:26 PST 2012


Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 10:10:56PM -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>
>> Using xfce, I cannot get audacious, mplayer, or amarok to access an
>> audio CD, although all three can play a track from the hard disk without
>> problem.
>>
>
>   I only use Audacious (from icewm, with alsa audio), and it is
> playing a CD at the moment.  I did get more error/warning dialogs
> than when I open a radio station, but they seem harmless.
>
>   1. just in case you are doing it differently, play a CD from the
> Services menu.  This reports that it is scanning cdda:// so perhaps
> it can be accessed there on the File menu.
>
>   2. if you were already doing that,perhaps you are missing libcddb ?

I do have libkcddb.so.  Are you referring to that.  I don't see a 
libcddb in the index.  I'm alos going to try Armin's suggestions.

> As to dbus, on this box my startx (when running icewm) has only
> exec icewm-session, no reference to dbus-launch.

OK.

   -- Bruce



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