Bug#601429: gstreamer0.10-plugins-base: No access to audio CDs

Leo Smith leo at larksrise.com
Thu Oct 28 11:05:24 UTC 2010

This bug report looks similar.


Possibly the curent port to backports of gst-plugins-base is also borked 
in this way?

 >Oh, sorry. This one should be all in one line:

 >gst-launch-0.10 cdparanoiasrc device=/dev/cdrom ! audioconvert !
audioresample ! alsasink

 >If your CD device is different, try a difference device file  :)

No, that's me CD all right :-)

But still don't work

othello:/home/leo# gst-launch-0.10 cdparanoiasrc device=/dev/cdrom ! 
audioconvert ! audioresample ! alsasink
ERROR: pipeline could not be constructed: no element "cdparanoiasrc".

Nope. There is something awry in the build of the package I think.

But I think we are getting close.

BTW I am still not clear whether I should be using the 

repository or the


they seem to be slightly different.

Thanks for your attention to this problem. I really do appreciate it.

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