I have amarok 1.1.1-2 with KDE 3.3.1-1. When amarok is started whether as a regular user or root, an error message box appears:
"GStreamer could not create the element: adder
Please make sure that you have installed all necessary GStreamer plugins (e.g. OGG and MP3) and run 'gst-
Amarok itself does launch after clicking 'OK' on the message box.
I have installed the standard gstreamer package, gstreamer 0.8.7-2.
I have also run the command 'gst-register' both as a regular user and as root, but this has no effect.
Any help in understanding and clearing up this problem will be appreciated.
I looked for additional amarok/gstreamer packages and found:
GNOME2 Gstreamer Multimedia Framework FFMpeg Plugin
GNOME2 Gstreamer Multimedia Framework Plugins
Installing these packages solved my problem (BTW: there are a fair number of other packages that are also loaded).