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Old 10-08-2005, 10:40 AM   #1
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How does one encode mp3 with Suse 10?


I presently use the ogg encoding for my music cd's. It's great, but I would like the option to encode with mp3. Suse, apparently for legal reasons, does not include mp3 encoders with its software. So, the question is, where can I get the tools to do mp3 encoding with my Suse 10 install? I've dug around a little bit, but there is nothing obvious.

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Old 10-09-2005, 06:48 AM   #2
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you need to install lame have a look at:-

http://packman.links2linux.org/?action=017
 
Old 10-09-2005, 08:30 AM   #3
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Thank you for finding the correct file location. It's installed and works fine. I have an additional question that maybe you can help with: Where can I get a blade encoder? I've read that the blade encoder does a better job with certain music types (i.e., classical) and I'm interested in doing that experiment myself.

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Old 10-09-2005, 02:55 PM   #4
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I used LAME many years ago with Windows, and I thought it was great. I'm not much of an audiophile so I can't really pass judgement on the quality.

I believe you can use the KAudioCreator or Grip or something to rip CDs and to provide a frontend to the LAME encoder.
 
  


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