[Linux] Local files do not play on Ubuntu 16.04 [SOLVED]

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Re: [Linux] Local files do not play on Ubuntu 16.04 [SOLVED]

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Thank you for posting the solution and the steps. This has been bugging me for a very long time!

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Hi,

 

I had a $20AUD btc bounty out on this and your solution worked!

 

Do you have a BTC address you would like it paid to?

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Re: [Linux] Local files do not play on Ubuntu 16.04 [SOLVED]

Casual Listener

You are a Hero!

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Casual Listener

Worked a charm on Mint 18. I haven't rebooted yet, but the amount of times I've broken the system I'm not worried.

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Newbie

Worked on 16.04 64bit spotify 1.0.38.171.g5e1cd7b2 !!

thank you very much

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Newbie

Wow that actually worked.  THANK you!

 

EDIT: working on Spotify version 1.0.42.151.g19de0aa6

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Newbie

This worked for me, thanks!

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Newbie

Thanks for sharing it's worked perfectly!!!! but when i running this command

sudo apt install ubuntu-restricted-extras ffmpeg libavcodec-extra libavcodec-extra57 libavutil55 libavformat57 zenity -y

it's fetched some .exe file?? but never mind! Now i can listen my local music 😄

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Newbie

Thank you,  this solved the problem for me 😄

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Newbie

Thank you so much, also works on Linux Mint 18.1

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