Questions that relate to the process of copying audio or video content to a hard disk, typically from removable media. The word is used to refer to all forms of media. Despite the name, neither the media nor the data is damaged after extraction.

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Shrink dvd to cd

Is there any program that shrinks a single layer DVD to fit onto a 700MB CD that would work on Ubuntu 13.10? Dvdsrhink only shrinks a DVD5 to 2GB approx. I wouldn't mind a Windows program that worked ...
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Changing editor in abcde

I ran abcde, but wanted to edit the CD information. When I said yes, it gave me a menu of editors to choose from. I unintentionally selected nano as the editor. I canceled C-c'd the process. Now ...
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How can I rip a CD in ALAC or AIFF formats?

I am presently running iTunes in a VirtualBox with Windows 8 to rip my CDs to ALAC or AIFF. This is due to historical reasons where I migrated from OSX to Ubuntu and still love my iPod Classic. ...
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Unable to retrieve data from cdrom after ejecting previous cd

I am currently ripping cdroms, however, I encounter the error message below after ejecting and inserting a new cdrom into the drive: Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and ...
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Dell Lattitude E5400 CD Burner not working

When I go to burn a audio CD it says error. I'm not even sure if I have the drivers for it. Can someone help? I'm on 13.10 by the way.
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Music CD-R holds a total of 260 MB of “lossless” audio?

I just ripped a full (all 74 minutes used) Music CD-R to six .flac files, one for each track. In total, the files add up to 262.1 MB. I thought a CD was supposed to hold 700 MB. Where did the other ...
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Trouble playing and ripping CD audio files on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I'm trying to rip audio files from a CD onto a subdirectory of the Music directory. My Linux 12.04 LTS 32-bit came with Audacity, Brasero, Banshee, and Rhythmbox. (Yes, not one, four players. Go ...
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How to transfer a DVD to my hard drive

I have several DVD I want to transfer to my Hard drive. I want to have the DVD menu and such. Not only the movie. I was sure that ripping the movie will do the trick but it didn't work. What can I do ...
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Cannot read/burn Cd-R disks

I cannot read CD-R disks with data on and have an error in Brasero when I try to burn CD-R disks. All other disks work fine including CD-RW. Is there a problem I can fix before I try buying a new ...
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How to create a DVD rip/ISO? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a back up of my "Chappelle's Show" DVD collection. I believe that creating an ISO would be the easiest thing to do. I have tried the Brasero but could not get it to work. When ...
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How to rip an audio track in flac from a DVD video?

More and more audio CD are sold together with a DVD video containing bonus tracks. I want to rip only the audio part of those videos using a losseless audio codec, ideally flac for me. Is there an ...
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How can I adjust the setting for OggVorbis encoding in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu Precise (12.04)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox? I want to read a CD to my music library. I want to use OggVorbis for compression. I want to set the quality ...
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Ripping CDs not working: no id tags

No cd ripper was working in my Vostro 3550 - 12.10 Quantal. Later on I found out that you do not have to rip CDs anymore in Ubuntu: all you have to do is open the cd and drag all songs (that shows in ...
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Ripping MP3s in Rhythmbox Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)?

I installed a couple of days ago Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit). I today tried ripping a CD in the MP3 format. However, whenever I try to rip, it says it is missing an extra multimedia plugin "Gstreamer ...
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How can I speed up CD ripping with rhythmbox?

I am trying to rip my music collection from CD into mp3. For this task I am using Rhythmbox but the process is taking a lot of time since Rhythmbox is ripping the CDs very slowly. Are there ways to ...
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How can I rip a copyprotected audio cd

Banshee hangs when I try to load an audio cd with "bmg-copycontrol". The same with sound juicer. How can I extract it? According to wikipedia this copy control was used during 2001-2006. The web ...
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Double audio cd ripping weirdness

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, Rhythmbox, Banshee and Sound Juicer have started acting weird around double cd's, and specifically, cd #2 of said double cd. Sometimes, they will show the information ...
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Ripped mp3 files show wrong track lengths

I have seen this problem both when using Banshee and Sound Juicer. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad 14". I'm not sure about the make of my internal CD drive, but would be glad to provide you with ...
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Need a CD Ripping program that allows manually editing track titles

I have reviewed other answers such as What are good CD Ripping Programs?. I didn't find my solution yet. The solution I seek: I want to enter or edit track titles and album info manually in the GUI ...
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How to fix VOBU Read Errors in k9copy?

I am trying to backup a few DVDs of mine. For this purpose, I looked at k9copy. When I start the process my terminal drowns in VOBU Read errors. -- And those are serious, as they are followed by four ...
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Audio CD ripper/encoder GUI as good as grip? (eg. front end for cdparanoia and lame)

Back in the day, there was grip. It had a complicated, somewhat ugly UI, but everything was configurable and, generally, it worked. Then it was abandoned. Now, there are all sorts of tools, but ...
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Is there a way of making Banshee use FreeDB?

Basically, Banshee currently uses MusicBrainz for CD Ripping, but some albums that I have haven't been in there, but have been in FreeDB, is there a way of making Banshee use FreeDB when I rip CDs?
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How do you import music on mp3 at 320 kbps in banshee, or any other media player?

When you import music to banshee the default bitrate seems to be 128kbps (I don't like this, disk space is cheap so give me the highest quality please), how do you change this to be something like 320 ...
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Rhythmbox doesn't show CD track titles

Let's say I want to rip a CD. I open up Rhythmbox and insert the CD. But Rhythmbox doesn't show the track titles. It just says Unknown Audio. It is an original CD, and I have internet. The titles show ...
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Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use?

I have sound juicer installed and I want to rip to vorbis.ogg. Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use. The default gstreamer profile is ...
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How to run ABCDE when I insert music CDs

I used to have ABCDE run automatically and rip a CD when I put it in my computer. I did this by selecting ABCDE for when a CD is inserted through the Media tab in Nautilus but this option has been ...
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How to finish setup of dvd::rip?

I had isntalled dvd:rip and trying to finish setup, but while checking dependencies I found out that missed rar, and it's necessary to install old version (min 2.71 and max 2.99). By default I could ...
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How can I rip my CDs into Apple Lossless (ALAC)?

I like to keep all my music in a lossless format, so I will never need to rip my CD collection again. I chose Apple Lossless because it's a format that can be played directly on my iPod, without ...
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CD Metadata: Finding and contributing

I am transferring my CD collection to .flac files so I can enjoy it from my laptop. I have been using banshee and sound-juicer for the rip and conversion. For some CDs, the metadata (Album name, ...
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Banshee is unable to determine audio cd metadata

I tried to add a audio cd to my music pool. When I enable the "Audio CD Support" extension the following output where posted via debug-mode. Now when I take a look to the cd, I realised that banshee ...
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Embedding Album Art While Ripping

Ubuntu One just released an update to the music app for Android and it says that it will now show embedded album art. I'd like to try this out, but I can't figure out how to embed the album art while ...
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Sound Juicer doesn't respect Lame's codec settings when ripping CDs

Using Sound Juicer I am able to rip CDs very conveniently. I would like to rip them in about 256 kbit/s variable bitrate. To accomplish this I have defined the settings for mp3 in ...