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Month: January 2013

Re: [trinity-users] Bug report in TDE general UI and in K3B

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Sun, 06 Jan 2013 11:05:11 -0900
On Sunday 06 January 2013 09:10:51 you wrote:
> Le 06/01/2013 18:21, Alexandre Couture a �crit :
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > On TDE, when I go in a open/save file dialog, if i move
> > between the files with the arrows on the keyboard, some items are
> > always jumped, and when you press the down arrow and the
> > highlighted file is the last in that column, depending on the files
> > in that directory, it either go on the next column, as it should or
> > it go to the top of the same column.
> > I know that some persons will say that it is just a small papercut
> > bug, but it wasn't present in KDE 3.5.x
> >
> > Also, when I want to create an audio CD from mp3 file in K3b, when
> > I drag the mp3 file in the lower part of the screen, where the
> > songs goes, I get an error message saying: ''Problems while adding
> > files to the project.'' ''Unable to handle the following files due
> > to an unsupported format'' Then, it says that I could go in another
> > program to convert the files in WAV manually before adding them to
> > K3B. This bug doesn't exist in KDE (3.x.x and 4.x.x) and I remember
> > very well using this function of K3B back in 2006-2007, on KDE. The
> > necessary codecs are installed and the bug can be reproduced very
> > easily on my PCLOS livecd available on this website.
> > It looks like a small papercut bug, but it is something that block
> > me from using TDE on my main computer and in my opinion, K3B is the
> > best burning app on linux, so using another program is not much an
> > option here.
> >
> > Thank you in advance for your hard work on TDE!
> > -Alexandre
> Hello,
> It's because K3B's RPM was built without the MAD library, which
> allows MP3 decoding.
> I see in my build that Lame, Ffmpeg and MAD are all disabled.
> I guess it's because of potential licensing issues with audio/video
> codec-related libraries ?

Does  building the RPM without support also mean adding support by 
installing appropriate library or codec/decoders does not work?  K3B 
works here , Squeeze. TDE, for creating audio cd with mp3 

Not to sure about the details but I have" libk3b3-extracodecs-trinity, 
libmad0, and other 'stuff' installed.

> I will build the MAD plugin as separate package in the next TDE
> version (, so that user can choose to install it or not.
> Francois