mpg123-1.23.6

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-7.10 platform.

Package Information

mpg123 Dependencies

Recommended

Optional

PulseAudio-9.0, SDL-1.2.15, JACK, OpenAL and PortAudio

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 Libraries: libmpg123.so and libout123.so
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.

libout123.so

contains the out123 API functions.

Last updated on 2016-08-28 16:19:58 -0500