The mp3 format is a digital audio encoding format which is commonly used in the consumer market for storage and playback of digital music.

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MP3 Mixing program

Is there a mixing program that exist for mixing mp3/wav files like for example VirtualDJ or Tracktor for Linux Ubuntu?
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How to install Ruby Ripper, or another app that does MP3s through a GUI

I have tried to install ruby ripper various times (raring) using code pasted from the internet. everytime i get to sudo apt-get install rubyripper, i get this back: E: Unable to locate package ...
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Problems converting 'm4a' files to 'mp3' while exporting too an mp3 player

I'm trying too put songs on to a media player using Banshee, songs are already mp3 format but when it tries to convert them to .m4a it crashes I've installed all the gstreamer codecs. Here is the ...
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Finding the average Db (decibel) rating of a mp3, ogg, or flac file

I want to use ReplayGain to normalize the volume of all the music in my library, but I cannot change or add ReplayGain data in my purchased Ubuntu One music. So, how would I figure out what the ...
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self contained mp3 application

What is the best way to install an mp3 application (vlc, exaile, amarok, mpg123, etc..) with no external plugin dependencies. My use case is this, I am running in a live environment (Ubuntu 12.04) ...
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mp3 quality bad when running on virtualbox

Mp3 files do not sound good when I use mplayer in ubuntu 12.04. I am running ubuntu on a imac in virtualbox. The bigger mp3 files have a lower sound quality than the smaller mp3 files I listen to. ...
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Rhythmbox does not remember my music

I am adding my music stored in an NTFS drive into Rhythmbox. It stays in the library for that session. However, when I shut down and restart, all imported music is lost from the library (even after ...
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what media won't play?

Leaving aside DRM media, are there specific codecs or filetypes which simply won't play on Linux? I've installed ubuntu-restricted-extras but didn't get libavcodec-extra-53 for example. While ...
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Is it possible to download shared (via UbuntuOne) mp3 files?

When I've tried to share audio files (mp3) using the filelink in Thunderbird, the recipients are only able to listen to the files but not download or otherwise save them. How can audio files be ...
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Albums are not visible in Ubuntu One Music

I have a problem with my MP3 files, wich i uploaded to my Ubuntu One Cloud account. Cause i´m using Ubuntu One Music too, i uploaded several of my MP3 files in a folder. I recognized, that in my One ...
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mp4 to mp3 conversion

I have worked on multiple tools that convert a "mp4" file to "mp3" format, but what I am really interested in, is there a way I can convert multiple mp4 files to mp3 format in a single go.
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How to add support of windows-1251 encoding for mp3 tags for VLC player

I have trouble to view mp3 tags info using VLC player. The mp3 tags are represented in windows-1251 encoding.
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How do I prepare my music for syncing with a cloud service?

My music collection has grown to now approx. 4000 files over the years. They mostly consist of mp3 downloaded from different online shops at various bitrates, mp3 ripped from CDs I own, and DRM-free ...
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How can I generate an M3U playlist from the terminal?

I'd like to generate a M3U playlist for a directory containing mp3 files on my server from the terminal. Since I'd like to ensure that every player will be able to stream those files I'd like to ...
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converting multiple files with avconv…libmp3lame0 not found

I have about 20 .webm files that I would like to convert to audio in the terminal. I want to do avconv -i *.webm -acodec libmp3lame0 -aq 4 *.mp3 I tried: for i in *.webm; do avconv -i "${i}" ...
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How to enable auto preview mp3's on mouse over on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

How to enable auto preview mp3's on mouse over on Ubuntu 12.10. This feature was available in 11.04 but its not present in 12.10. So how to enable it on Ubuntu 12.10.
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How can I convert .mp4 and .m4a files to .mp3 files automatically, keeping the cover art?

I have some .mp4 and .m4a audio files that I want to convert to .mp3 files. I want the resulting .mp3 files to include the cover art included in the source files, without fiddling with EasyTAG ...
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wine problem with install [duplicate]

When I press install, I get this message Package dependencies cannot be resolved This error could be caused by required additional software packages which are missing or not installable. Furthermore ...
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File Permission Change

Recently I uploaded a audiobook in which only 5 of the 20 chapters would work. Every chapter has a -rw-r-r code. In a terminal, it acknowledges I am the owner but it refuses to allow me to delete the ...
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How to convert multiple files to mp3 in Thunar custom actions?

I have added a simple command avconv -i %f %f.mp3 to Thunar's custom actions to convert a selected media file to mp3 (in the same folder and with the same name). What would be the command that can ...
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Why converting a flv file to mp3 I got a bigger file?

Converting a flv music file from youtube to mp3 with Audacity I got a bigger file than the initial flv. I guess I have set too big a bit-rate or something like that that has artificially inflated the ...
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How can I fix incorrect mp3 duration?

I have a number of songs in my Music library that display incorrect duration values, and so play only partially in Clementine. In Banshee and some other players they show different duration values and ...
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How to normalize sound in mp3 files

I am looking for a way to normalize the sound in MANY MP3 files I have. Some have low sound, while others are louder so I have to turn the volume up or down depending on the song. What ways are there ...
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What Does Totem's Thumbnailer Do with MP3s?

I copied a ton of MP3s onto a USB stick tonight and noticed: I couldn't umount because totem-video-thumbnailer was busy processing the MP3s and Each file was taking forever to process and No network ...
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Is the iPod nano (5th generation) compatible with Ubuntu?

I have an iPod nano (5th generation). I want to know if it works with Ubuntu without problems? Ipod Nano 5Gen
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Why won't Rhythmbox work?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and found out that Rhythmbox won't work-- it keeps saying that it requires plugins but everytime I lookup mp3 plugins it appears that the ones that are all needed are ...
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Recovering NTFS partition after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: recovery of data after installing ubuntu 12 So I installed ubuntu clicking on Installed over windows 7 ( which I thought was going to use my W7 partition only NOT de ...
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How to read mp3 tags in shell?

Is there a way to read the mp3 tags of a file from the shell? Something like: mp3tags MyFile.mp3 author should output the author-tag of an mp3-file.
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What extra packages are needed by Amarok to transcode to MP3?

I'm using Amarok 2.6.0, on KDE version 4.9.3, on Kubuntu 12.04. I would like to be able to copy my music onto my MP3 player (in this case, my iPhone 3), but to transcode the tracks as I copy them ...
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Convert youtube to mp3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Downloading a youtube video How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video Is there any app like the one from DVDvideosoft but for linux to download and convert ...
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RhythmBox cant play any MP3 network file [closed]

I can open and see any kind of file of a specific HDD on the network. All is working fine, except that I can't play any .MP3 file (directly from the network). When I open the file, RhythmBox try to ...
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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 to convert `rm` and `ra` audio files to mp3 in (L)ubuntu?

I have radio programs that I have obtained with the extension rm and ra. How to convert them to mp3 or other more common type?
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How do I import Amazon MP3s with Banshee and the new Amazon Cloud Player?

Banshee's Amazon MP3 Import extension until recently allowed seamless importing of songs purchased from Amazon MP3. It did this by a)opening .amz files and using them to connect to and download the ...
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How to find the bitrate of an mp3 file via command line?

What is the terminal command that can used to find the bitrate of an mp3 file? Is there any other option available other than mpg321 -t name.mp3?
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Music Manager that can properly see ID3 ratings tags and synchronize with Android

I'm moving from Windows 7 to Ubuntu, and so far the experience has been a really good one :) However, there is something that I've used to do with Windows 7 that I can't find how to do in Ubuntu: ...
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Kubuntu 12.04, need a light weight mp3 player

looking for a decent light weight mp3 player that has a graphic equalizer built in a loudness equalization feature thanks
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How to convert Video to Mp3 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to convert a Video to MP3? I am using 12.04 . I have found a question that have the solution How to convert a Video to MP3? But when i tried the answer i got this ...
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reduce mp3 size from terminal ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I compress an mp3 file? Hi is there any way to reduce the size of MP3 file from terminal ? I am Using Ubuntu 12.04 .I would like to have it only terminal methods ...
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No Sound from Shared Media

I have a shared media folder that I have all of my mp3's in. When I try to play them using Ubuntu, I get no sound, but the media player (Rhythmbox, Exaile, etc) display that they are playing the ...
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Most appropriate setup to share music and playlists accross a network?

I have a home network with the following setup: A QNAP NAS (has a DAAP server) A server/media center with XBMC 2 laptops (Linux) 1 desktop (Linux) Android phone iPod For a couple of years I haven't ...
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How to mount an ISO (or NRG) image and rip it as if it were a physical CD?

I have an ISO (created from an NRG with nrg2iso) backup of a beloved game from my youth: Dark Reign: Rise of the Shadowhand (1998). I with to relive those better times by listening to game's ...
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How can I compress an mp3 file?

Well that is my question! i used to download a program in windows that used lame to compress audio of mp3 files and made them shorter in size but I don't know how to do this in ubuntu! Does anybody ...
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I want to play mp3 in rythmbox but it says python v2 plugins requires mpeg-1 layer mp3 decoder but i dont have internet on that computer,

Because i use internet from usb device which supports only on windows, and when I downloaded offline files from packages.ubuntu.com and linuxappsfinder.com and tried to install them in ubuntu, i just ...
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How to download an MP3 track from a YouTube video [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download a youtube video via terminal There are several Q&A threads that explain how to download youtube videos using the terminal. However, I would also ...
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Simple audio/mp3 player for small files

I have a new voicemail system that attaches mp3s to emails and sends them to me. I'm using Thunderbird for IMAP email. When I try to open them with Rythmbox, I run into trouble because of the ...
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How get banshee-extension-albumartwriter working?

In a previous question here: Tell Banshee to add covers inside MP3 tags someone told me about the banshee-extension-albumartwriter extension. I am very interested in this extension, but unfortunately ...
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Tell Banshee to add covers inside MP3 tags

I am using Banshee to encode my old CDs into nice MP3. Banshee is able to find CDs information and albums covers but it doesn't add these covers INSIDE the MP3's tag. As a consequence, when using ...
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How do I convert an MP4 to an MP3? [duplicate]

I have some songs which are in mp4 format and I want to convert them into mp3 format. I am new to Ubuntu/Linux. So please explain the step by step process or give any software which can do the above ...
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Sound Converter fails to convert mp3 to m4a

It shows me an error (shown below) when I try to convert from mp3 to GNOME Audio File (.m4a) Any tips on how I can fix this? Urgent help will be much appreciated.