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This short tutorial will guide you through the setup of a working Songbird on Gentoo Linux.

It has been created with Gentoo Linux 2.6.22-r9 and Songbird v0.3.1.

Setting up GStreamer

See also Songbirdnest's SettingUpGStreamer

The following packages are required:

The following packages are recommended:

Install them with an usual emerge command

Next you can test GStreamer using the command:

 gst-launch-0.10 playbin uri="file:///path/to/file.mp3"

Running Songbird

I have not yet been able to run Songbird correctly, see also this bug tracker

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