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Subject really says it all. When I try to click on any track, Amarok rapidly moves through the playlist, pulling external information (wikipedia etc) for each song, but not playing it. I feel like it might be a problem with my sound card or driver or something, but all other media players work fine. I can play sounds from within Amarok when I test different sound devices (they all play). I removed the program and re-installed it and still no luck. Any ideas?


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First thing I would do is launch Amarok from the command prompt and see if it is outputting any error messages when it skips the tracks. – Nextraztus Mar 12 '10 at 23:15
No error message when it skips tracks – danwoods Mar 12 '10 at 23:20

Sounds to me like the codecs are missing.

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Would I need to install a codec especially for amarok? VLC plays everything fine, along with Rhythm Box, Banshee, and Listen – danwoods Mar 12 '10 at 23:27
Add community restricted, no change – danwoods Mar 12 '10 at 23:45
@Bobby: I would +1 but I just used my last vote on the question itself :-) I'm 99% sure you're right though. – Josh Mar 19 '10 at 3:12

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