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Impress 3.5 - problem adding "Other Sound" [closed]

asked 2012-04-15 03:47:55 +0200

anonymous user


updated 2015-10-21 22:47:13 +0200

Alex Kemp gravatar image

I run several installations of Linux, Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04 (rc), Mint etc. On 11.10 I have LO.o 3.4x and all is well. On an XUbuntu 11.04 the same applies. However, Mint 12 and !!.10 upgraded to 12.04 I find the following with LO.o when I try to insert an MP3 sound file into Impress.

I select "Other Sound" and browse to the relevant file but when I add it to the slide, the notifier immediately returns to "No Sound" and the mp3 is not added. If I select one of the pre-selected sounds (e.g. apert.wav) it inserts correctly. I have tried inserting a wav file and also moving the files to the same directory as the pre-selected ones but have had no joy.

I have loaded all the GStreamer packages and can play the files in VLC, MPlayer etc.

It's a show stopper for our church if this can't be cured - currently I resort to finishing the odp on a machine which does allow me to insert the slide transition Other Sound which then plays on any machine.

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answered 2013-02-15 08:57:05 +0200

qubit gravatar image

Hi Anonymous,

Please try upgrading to our latest release and see if that fixes your problem.

If you're still experiencing issues, please file a bug report and provide as much information as possible. The QA team will be happy to help you triage this issue in the bugtracker.

If you do file a bug, please post a link to it in a comment below using the format "fdo#123456".


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