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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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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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 like ...
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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.
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How to Play or convert a QCP file to MP3

Exactly as the title says. My friend sent me a file which turns out to be a QCP file and I have been downloading all kinda of programs people told me to download and I have come up with nothing to ...
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What are all the good music players available in ubuntu? [closed]

i am looking for a replacement of rhythmbox music player; please suggest some of the good music good players.
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A music player that can handle multiple artist tags

The mp3 format can handle multiple artists per track (in the form of "artist1\artist2"), and as far as I know other modern music formats can do the same thing. However, Rhythmbox (my default music ...
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Android phone: how do I play MP3s on my hard drive over WiFi?

Wasn't sure whether to ask on here on on android.stackexchange.com ... but I want to play music which is on my desktop machine through my phone. The music is coming from ext4 partition which I am ...
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How do I convert only a portion of an MP3 file to WAV at a certain frequency, from the command-line?

This transcodes the entire .mp3 to a .wav mpg123 -w output.wav input.mp3 Is there any way I can transcode a portion from the 10 second mark to the 20 second mark at a 44100hz?
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Should I copy MP3s to USB? [closed]

I am using 12.04. Would my laptop battery last longer if I copy my .mp3 files to a USB memory stick, then play them from there rather than from the HDD? Thanks, Dennis
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bulk/batch convert mp3 files to ogg via command line?

is it possible to convert mp3 to ogg via command line? I'd like to just in a bulk swoop convert my mp3 files to ogg so i can play them in firefox without any issues.
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Software to convert MP3 to MIDI and MP3 to KAROKE

I am looking for software that can convert MP3 files to MIDI and KAROKE formats.
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Can I disable Chromium's in-browser mp3 player?

When I click on a link in Chromium to an mp3, can I make the default behavior be to download it and not to start playing it with some in-browser thing? I've disabled all of my plugins, so it's not ...
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Missing MP3 disc burner on Ubuntu/Linux

Every thread I went to told me, to burn MP3 disc I have to select data disc in Brasero or in other burning app. This is not true, I have wasted my CD ten times just to burning a working MP3 disc. It ...
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How to play MP3 files using Rhythmbox? [duplicate]

Yesterday I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time, the problem is that I can't play and of the MP3 files that I have. I get this error: Required plugin could not be found Python (...
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Normalising volume on sound files

I have a bunch of mp3s that are awfully quiet. Even on max volume on my player, they're hardly intelligible. On the other hand, I have a few mp3's with perfect volume all over, could be used as a ...
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Problems playing MP4 and MP3 files in 12.04 64bit

I'm experiencing the same problems on 2 machines with 12.04 (with beta2 AND yesterday final release); MP4 files don't play in default movie player and mp3 quality and timing seem poor. Installing ...
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how do I listen to an mp3 I uploaded to Ubuntu One?

I don't have an Ubuntu One mp3 music streaming account, which I am assuming is necessary for streaming mp3s that you purchase from the Ubuntu store. But what about my personal mp3s I have on my ...
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Rhythmbox playing without sound

I have a clean 12.04 install. Imported my mp3's (from a windows share) into Rhythmbox and although they do appear to be playing no sounds is to be heard. Playing a radio-stream works just fine. ...
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mp3 codecs cannot be installed no software is actually installing

My Rythm box player cannot play mp3 and iget this error "GStreamer extra plugins cannot be installed on your computer type (i386) Either the application requires special hardware features or the ...
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Why do some of my MP3's have album cover icons and some not in Nautilus?

Why do some of my MP3's have album cover icons and some not in Nautilus? How can I download the album covers and view it in the .mp3 file?
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Another ubuntu one music problem with ID3-Tags (“unknown artist” problem)

I started using ubuntu one a few days ago. I put some MP3s into the cloud music folder and I can play them just fine in the music web and andriod applications. The problem is that all files are ...
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How do I get the required mp3 and mp4 codecs without an internet connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install 'restricted-extras' offline? I use Ubuntu 11.10 without the Internet and I want to play the mp3 songs and mp4 movies. How can I do this?
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Application to find duplicate MP3s [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find duplicate songs? I'm looking for a program to find duplicate MP3 files. The program shouldn't use MD5 hashes but it should find similar file names. (...
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Adding ReplayGain tags

I have been always using FooBar2000 to add ReplayGain tags to my music library (consisting of .mp3 or .ogg files). On my new computer I would like to avoid installing Wine for just this task. Are ...
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Can I connect totem/mplayer with my multimedia library as the default player?

I am a huge fan of totem and mplayer and prefer their sound to other applications. I want to setup my multimedia library in such a way that when I play any multimedia file it should be played in totem/...
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MP3's not playing in Banshee

Just installed Ubuntu 11.10 yesterday (Feb19) and I have noticed that Banshee will not play MP3's at all. The Ubuntu Restricted file will not install either.....something about not being in my ...
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How do I force writing of metadata out to files in Banshee?

I have the "write metadata to files" option checked, and it works great when I edit a song's metadata. However, I made tons of changes with this setting off (before I turned it on). Can I force a bulk ...
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Is there a way to play an .mp3 file without opening a Banshee window?

I want to play an .mp3 file without Banshee opening, it will just start on the top bar in the sound icon. For the record I am using Ubuntu 11.10
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SSH Streaming Audio

So I have been using mplayer to stream my music through SSH from my laptop to my Ubuntu box using: ssh user@ip-address "cat /Some/Random/Directory/*mp3" | mplayer - I was just wondering if there is ...
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Is there a simple GUI-based program available to join/combine mp3 files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Joining MP3 files losslessly I have an audio book on CD which when ripped to my Hard Drive has multiple chapters as individual mp3 files. Is there a simple program that ...
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Unable to seek in MP3 encoded files

When I try to play any MP3 encoded song in Rhythmbox, the seek bar is disabled. Upon trying to play the same files in Totem, the same problem appears again. I think that the problem started after ...
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Why doesn't my mp3/mp4 player work on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Dane-Elec mp3/mp4 player working? My MP3/MP4 does not plug-in and play and therefore I can not transfer any file to the MP3/MP4 dane-elec music my touch or ...
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How do I get a Dane-Elec mp3/mp4 player working?

My MP3/MP4 does not plug-in and play and therefore I can not transfer any file to the MP3/MP4 dane-elec music my touch or only dane-elec with 8 gb in memory and perhapses model zt1 with radio,..and ...
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mp3's tagged with “Unknown Artist”

I'm having the same problem as many others and its pretty frustrating. Whereby, mp3s are tagged as "Unknown Artist". I'm in my second paid month of the U1 Streaming Service, and while its good, I ...
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Ubuntu One and MP3 tags

I recently upload my songs on Ubuntu One. Some of them were not recognized so, I've edited the mp3 tags using the "easy tag" software. All the songs have been synchronized correctly. I've waited one ...
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After copying my itunes library to my Ubuntu partition, how can I rename mp3s to their correct name?

Because of how itunes organizes files, I have a bunch of mp3s that are organized in folders named F00 through F49. The files themselves have names like AVCH.mp3. How can I rename these to their proper ...
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Ubuntu one music showing 'unknown artist' and 'unknown album' for most songs

I successfully uploaded 23GB of music from my hard drive (after lots of waiting) to Ubuntu One except that only ~20 artists/albums are showing up correctly and the rest are 'unknown'. They are (...
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Does Gstreamer support the MP3 Surround format?

I am curious if Gstreamer can handle playing MP3 surround files. I have a few, but I can't get anything special about the file in properties except that it has double the normal kbps (which is normal ...