mpg123-1.21.0

Introduction to mpg123

The mpg123 package contains a console-based MP3 player. It claims to be the fastest MP3 decoder for Unix.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 systemd platform.

Package Information

mpg123 Dependencies

Recommended

Optional

OpenAL, PulseAudio-5.0, JACK, PortAudio and SDL-1.2.15

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/mpg123

Installation of mpg123

Install mpg123 by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --with-module-suffix=.so &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--with-module-suffix=.so: This switch tells mpg123 to load modules with .so extension which is useful if you don't want to keep .la files.

Contents

Installed Programs: mpg123, mpg123-id3dump, mpg123-strip, and out123
Installed Library: libmpg123.so and several under /usr/lib/mpg123/
Installed Directory: /usr/lib/mpg123

Short Descriptions

mpg123

is used for playing MP3 files via the console.

mpg123-id3dump

Tool to dump ID3 meta data from MPEG audio files using libmpg123

mpg123-strip

Extract only MPEG frames from a stream using libmpg123 (stdin to stdout)

out123

play raw PCM audio to an output device

libmpg123.so

contains the mpg123 API functions.

Last updated on 2014-10-13 01:18:20 +0000