Error 'format not supported' when trying to burn Audio CD from MP3s
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OK, thanks for the help. For clarity, I am using K3B to burn an audio CD (for my in-car CD player) from a library of MP3s, WMAs, OGGs etc. So I want K3b to convert the format to Audio CD format, then physically burn the Audio CD file to disc (I have a DVD/CD RW combi that K3b 'sees' and recognises.
I am using the K3B Gui and following the wizard to create an audio CD, but every time I 'drag and drop' an mp3 into the list of files to be burned , I get the same, 'format not supported' error
I suspect that Suse 10.0 OSS has this functionaility disabled by default, in the same way as AmaroK and Kaffeine had 'queered' verison of the Xine engine so that I couldn't play DVDs or Mp3s 'out of the box'.
I then downloaded a release of Xine and a few other RPMs (Lame, lamemp3libs, dvdcss, xine, etc) and everything plays just dandy.
Will keep googling for more info and post my results back here!
My thanks again for your help.
Last edited by Metalbarthug; 11-10-2005 at 06:28 AM.
you've triggered my memory, I do remember reading something about having MAD rpms (or somesuch) installed to burn properly.
I'll try it out tonight, it leads me to believe that Suse 10.0 OSS doesn't support CD burns out of the box. a 'format not supported' error in K3b threw me because it made no sense that something as widely used as K3B would not know what .mp3 format was.
According to their support department, who may have misunderstood my English in the e-mail, silly Germans... I believe with any Windows version of Nero, even those that come with drives(OEM) you can get a Nero Linux key, for free. I have not yet done so, as I am trying it out, and trying some of the competition, well...open source...hard to call it competition really, anywho...
It does support burning out of the box, but as it does not support MP3 out of the box, it cannot encode or decode it, which means no burning it either as anything but a data file until you update the libraries.
OSS is what I am using, well specifiaclly I am using OpenSuSE. I should probably put that in my profile as my Distribution, come to think of it. I may go ahead and get retail later, however, to support SuSE.
I am wondering, if you tried adding a few more repos as install sources you should be able to install and/or upgrade all that with no issues at all, YAST will pull the dependencies it needs if they are available. Try adding Guru, and the extra inst sources. There is a big list of them in the first thread(sticky) in the SuSE forum. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=355358 It will be much easier this way, as you can search for and find almost everything, and have it gather dependencies for you.