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Old 03-21-2009, 06:29 AM   #1
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How to rip or convert files to mp3 in Rythmbox

Anyone knows how to enable this?
when i go to preferences>music and i click on edit beside the preferred format blist, i can see mp3 in there, but there seem to be no way to activate it.

Any clue?
Old 03-22-2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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How about trying Grip?
Here's a link:

Also,congratulations on the Grand slam!!!!.

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I assume you want to rip an audio CD to MP3. Rythmbox uses Sound Juicer to extract audio i.e Select Music -> Import Audio CD. When Sound Juicer starts you can change the settings i.e. Edit -> Preferences.
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Have you tried installing libmpeg3?
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just set it in the Rythmbox preferences
edit / preferences
then click on the " music" tab and on the bottom of the window
set " preferred format" to mp3
restart Rythmbox

that is it .

that is how i get mp3's for gtkpod to install on the ipod


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