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I‘m an extreme newbie to the Linux world, but any time I try to get play files according to a playlist file using mplayer command line it turns up this error:
$ mplayer playlist.m3u
MPlayer SVN-r1.0~rc3+svn20090426-4.4.3 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.
Cache fill: 0.00% (44 bytes)
Exiting… (End of file)
How do I fix this and play music without using GUI tools?
Q. How do I install Multimedia Codecs for Ubuntu Linux? Can you suggest Multimedia Player for Ubuntu Linux?
Quick installation: Automatix2
Open terminal and type the following command:
$ wget http://www.getautomatix.com/apt/dists/feisty/main/binary-i386/automatix2_1.1-4.12-7.04feisty_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i automatix2_1.1-4.12-7.04feisty_i386.deb
Now Automatix2 can be run from terminal by typing the command:
Now install all required multimedia codecs and software.
Multimedia player for Ubuntu Linux
- Beep Media Player – Plays mp3 and other format
- Rhythmbox – An integrated music management application
- VLC Media Player
You can install above players and codecs using Automatix2 and Package manager which is located at System > Administrator > Synaptic Package Manager