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Old 03-27-2002, 04:05 PM   #1
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Question Burning MP3s


Is there any software available for Linux that will burn MP3's? I have X-CD-Roast but it only seems to recognize .wav files. I found a Music Match Jukebox download for Linux but when I went to run it I received a bad interpreter error. I hope someone can help. I had to go into Windows ME to burn some MP3's and it locked up on me four times and crashed once during the time it took to burn 2 CDs!!! It was an excellent reminder of why I switched to Linux.
 
Old 03-27-2002, 04:08 PM   #2
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ok, basically musicmatch is VERY nasty. VERY. delete it, and use proper linux apps!

to burn mp3's i use eroaster or gcombust, or gtoaster. Xcdroast really is abuot THE most obtuse and confusing program i think i've ever had to use.

this might come in handy, but those programs i mentioned should do it all for you.
 
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I tried gcombust but I keep getting error messages. It says the usr/bin/cdrecord doesn't exist but it IS there. Then I get "cannot open SCSI driver." I have no idea how to resolve this.

I also tried Gnome Toaster 1.0Beta2 and I couldn't get it to record the MP3's I had loaded. I kept getting "preview player active - recording process cancelled" or I would get a message that there was nothing to record. I spent most of the morning messing with both programs and couldn't get either one to work.

I have used X-CD-Roast to extract and then burn music and I listen to CD's all the time so I know it's reading the drive and the sound card is working. Any ideas?
 
Old 03-27-2002, 04:55 PM   #4
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ideas.. well look at that link...

you just gotta explore your programs a tiny bit. in gcombust, check preferences in file menu, and set the proper path to cdrecord. as for gtoaster, i dunno, but it's presumably something as trivial, explore!
 
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Thanks! At least I know I have the software I need. Now I just have to figure out how to use it!
 
Old 03-27-2002, 10:53 PM   #6
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These links might help you:

Linuxfocus.org: Writing CDs with Linux

Joey's IDE CD-RW Setup Guide

Linuxdoc.org: CD Writing HOWTO

If you need any more you could search on Google
 
Old 03-28-2002, 06:35 AM   #7
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Ok, are you trying to burn a CD which contains the MP3 files (for backup, lets say...yes, backup...) or are you trying to burn them as Audio cds, i.e. so that you can play them in a standard cd system?

If it's the latter, you may find it easier to convert them to wav files first, as that's what the majority of software does anyway.

BTW, you mentioned that you're having problems finding the SCSI device - if it's an IDE/Atapi burner, you must add the hdx=ide-scsi to the append line of your lilo.conf (and then, obviously, run lilo).
 
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X11 - Thanks for the links!

Thymox I did check and it doesn't make any sense to me (I'm a newbie!) but under hardware it shows that I have a TEAC CD-W54E Bus Type SCSI but it also shows a CD-W54E with a Bus Type ATAPI/IDE.

I would like to know how to modify LILO even though I'm hoping it's not necessary at this point. I'm a little leery of doing that until I'm more familiar with Linux.

I am burning CD's to play on a standard CD player. I think converting the MP3's to .wavs is a good idea but I don't know how to do that either.
 
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click that link in my first post, it tells you how to conver mp3's to wavs.

as for lilo, well if your using xcdroast already, you've got it all set up fine already
 
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Well I ran everything according to the info on the page. I had to first change the blank spaces in the song titles to underscores and that worked but when I went to convert to .wavs it seemed to work but the file extension still show as .mp3. I'm very persistent (obsessive maybe?) but very frustrated at this point.

Never mind! I found out how to do it by using mpg123 and it was very simple!

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Old 03-29-2002, 05:24 PM   #11
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It doesn't make any sense to me.
Confused the hell outta me to begin with. Check this out:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...?threadid=2416
 
  


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