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When running Banshee from the terminal, after I click on a song, a little x appears next the song title and I get this output:

GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_element_query: assertion `GST_IS_ELEMENT (element)' failed

As Banshee starts, I also get this output (it may not be related, I have no idea):

[Warn  17:57:43.999] Failed to start DAAP client - System.Exception: No Zeroconf providers could be found or initialized. Necessary daemon may not be running. (in `Mono.Zeroconf')

I've tried updating gstreamer, but that didn't help. I'm currently using Gnome3. Anyone know what's going on?

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I can't replicate your issue on Arch 64bit install, Gnome 3, up to date. Banshee works fine (I get the Zeroconf errors too so in your case it's not because of that). Maybe you miss some gstreamer plugins ? –  don_crissti Apr 3 '13 at 23:11
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Try testing other gstreamer-based media player (i.e. Totem, Rhythmbox), and if they don't work either (for the same files you tried to play with Banshee) then you have a broken GStreamer installation.

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