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 install pymedia without compiling prereq's from source?

I'm trying to install pymedia: http://pymedia.org/ on ubuntu. I'm fine with building pymedia itself from source, as that seems my only option, but I'd rather not have source built versions of its ...
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How can I change the default music player?

Using Ubuntu 11.10. I have MP3 files. When I double-click an MP3 file, I would like VLC to open (not Banshee). How can I do this?
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How to convert a m4a sound file to mp3?

I tried with: $ ffmpeg -i music.m4a music.mp3 but I got a zero bytes file. The output was: FFmpeg version 0.6-4:0.6-2ubuntu6.2, Copyright (c) 2000-2010 the FFmpeg developers built on Sep 16 2011 ...
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How do I enable MP3 preview?

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and Nautilus no longer previews MP3 files when I hover over them. Another PC that's been running 11.10 for a while also experienced this after the latest update ...
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How to use clock to run program on time?

For example: I want to set when 6:00 am it plays 1.mp3 (if 2.mp3 is playing then close 2.mp3). When 18:00 it plays 2.mp3 to replace 1.mp3 (replace means close 1.mp3 and play 2.mp3). Everyday was ...
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Remove noise in video created by recordMyDesktop?

I need to record some activity on my desktop with voice , but recordMyDesktop really doesn't provide an acceptable record. Here are two solutions came into my mind , strip off the voice from that ...
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How to convert wav to ogg and mp3 using VBR

How to convert wav to ogg and to mp3 with VBR and excellent end quality? If possible, using soundconverter or ffmpeg. Incidentally, I tried to see whether soundconverter uses VBR and there is ...
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Reducing bitrate in conversion of mp3 and ogg

I can save space by reducing bitrates of songs to x*, the value beyond which humans don't discern any difference. If so, how to reduce the bitrates with CLI: 1. mp3 to mp3 conversion 2. during mp3 ...
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Advantages of mp3 to ogg

Is there any advantage in converting all mp3 to ogg, besides ogg being an open format? Any disadvantages? Is all metadata kept during conversion? Edited, because of @N.N. suggestion. Here are the ...
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How can I synchronize my mp3 player Creative Zen EZ300 with Ubuntu 10.04? [closed]

How can I synchronize my mp3 player Creative Zen EZ300 with Ubuntu 10.04?? I cant find software and I dont want to use it like an usb
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Issues with metadata converting mp3->ogg

I'm trying to convert mp3 files to ogg, but I found a problem: most or all of the metadata is disappearing after the conversion. Is there a way to keep it?
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Is there a CD Ripper compatible with Creative Zen MX?

I have a Creative Zen MX MP3 Player, and whenever I rip a CD in Banshee media player and then transfer the files over to my player, the metadata seems to not be there, or not displaying (E.G. No album ...
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When can't I play an MP3 file in Banshee?

I wanted to play media files on Banshee but it seems there is a huge problem in it. All the music gets loaded but when I select a song and press play button nothing happens. More than that when I try ...
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How to add a playlist onto ipod using clementine?

Hi I was wondering how you are suppose to add playlists created on my computer to my iPod using clementine?
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Adding an mp3 file to a playlist on Banshee?

How do I add an mp3 file to my playlist on Banshee media player? In iTunes, I used to drag the .mp3 file into the window and it would automatically sync the music file into the playlist. How can I do ...
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Convert library of WMA tracks to MP3's?

I know there are options such as Sound Converter for doing them one track or directory at a time, but are there any tools that will recursively crawl through a directory's subdirectories and convert ...
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What's different between gstreamer0.10-fluendo-mp3 and gstreamer0.10-fluendo-plugins-mp3-partner?

I was installing some MP3 codecs when i noticed these two, why do we have two of these? what's different?
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How to split a large mp3 into the different tracks (also in mp3) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I split a mp3 file? I've got this huge mp3 file of the recording of a concert and I want to split each music into it's track so that when I burn into a cd audio ...
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App that will rip mp3s from an analog cassette tape?

I have a few audio cassette tapes from the 1980s :) The albums were never released on CD, and to prevent any more deterioration and from losing the songs forever I wanted to rip the tapes to mp3. ...
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How do I get Ubuntu Music to sync my existing collection?

I signed up for the free, 30-day trial of Ubuntu Mobile last night. Really in hopes that I could aggregate my music collection and make it available to my mobile devices. I shared my 'Music' folder on ...
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Banshee suddenly stopped playing music - how do I get it working again?

Suddenly I can't play music in Banshee 2.0. Just suddenly stopped working today. I reinstalled Banshee and Gstreamer, but that hasn't helped. Searching on Google, the [Error 14:13:13.192] GStreamer ...
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How can I create a a playlist file of all of the mp3s in the current directory from the terminal?

I'm looking for a solution to this or a recommendation for a program to check out. I'd appreciate any help. Update I would like to use the playlist file with PowerAMP for android.
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How to make Banshee copy files to my Creative Zen MP3 player as MP3 instead of FLAC

When I try to use Banshee to copy files from to my Creative Zen Stone MP3 player it keeps converting the files from MP3 to FLAC. It detects the player fine and copies files to it fine. Syncs to a ...
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How can I extract audio track from video file and save it as mp3? [duplicate]

What is the easiest way to extract an audio track from a video file and save it as mp3 file?
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Is there an easy way to copy the music from my computer to my mp3 player?

I mostly use Banshee. Once I have imported a CD on my computer , it's not user friendly at all to simply copy it to my Creative Zen. I get error message ("Argument cannot be found").
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Is there a way for Banshee to rename a song file according to it's tags?

For example, I have a file called HCYD.mp3 on my Music folder. If I open it in Banshee I see the actual song name, artist, etc. Is there a way to rename the file (actual file name!) to something ...
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What does Banshee need to recognize an audio book?

I do have a few audio books, but Banshee doesn't recognize them. What prerequisites have the files to meet to be recognized by Banshee as an audio book? Is it a one or more mp3 tags or a special ...
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How can I use Rhythmbox to rip high-quality VBR MP3s

I have a few CDs lying around that I'd like to rip and encode in MP3 format using Rhythmbox. After installing the ubuntu-restricted-extras package, one of the options that shows up in Rhythmbox's ...
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converting aac to mp3 via command line

Original Question Is there some cli tool to convert aac files from the iTunes Store (no DRM) to mp3? Update 1 MP3 to MP3 I installed libavcodec-unstripped-52 and get a little further. When I try ...
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Does Totem apply Replaygain?

I'm trying to use replaygain to change the volume of some MP3 files, but although I seem to have changed the file successfully (I used easymp3gain-gtk and mp3gain, and I checked the file with mp3gain ...
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What program should I use to convert a CDA file to MP3?

I am about to receive a CDA audio file from someone who does not know anything about computers but uses Audio Cleanic for Windows. I would like to convert it into an MP3. What software do you ...
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How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files?

How do I make k3b burn an audio CD with MP3 files? Right now it's demanding I only feed it WAVs, of all things.
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How can I split a mp3 file?

I have a big mp3 file, it comes from ripping a full cd. I would like to split it into one file per song. It will be great if it can split the file automatically, detecting the start and the end of ...
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Erase and rewrite MP3 ID3 tags

Background I have a Squeezebox, and am running the Server on my (Natty) machine. This server scans my music directory and adds all files found therein to the server's library, to be streamed over the ...
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Is there a music player like Winamp?

I'm looking for a music player similar to Winamp.
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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 ...
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How can I force Brasero to keep my mp3 playlist order of songs when I burn it?

I have an mp3 playlist in Rhythmbox. When I drag and drop it in a Brasero data project the order of songs is lost. In fact their sorted in alhpabetical order. As you can imagine this is awful for a ...
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Need a MP3 ID3 tagger, and cover fetcher

I need to tag my MP3 library, and have tried kid3 (which was manual tagging), when I used Kubuntu 9.10 (I now use Ubuntu Meerkat) Here are the features I am hoping for: A good and clean UI. Tagging ...
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Exaile doesn't add songs to the queue

I've just upgraded from 10.04 and I have Exaile as my main player. Anyway, when I double click a .mp3 file it opens okay. But in 10.04, if I clicked another, Exaile would push it in my playlist and ...
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What packages do I install for ffmpeg and libmp3lame?

On my desktop Ubuntu 10.4 I use ffmpeg to convert videos to a format my dvd-player understands. On my laptop running 10.10 I can't get the same command to work, what package(s) are missing? ffmpeg -i ...
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Searching for a command line tagging tool that supports pictures

I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg- and mp3-tagging and allows to add a picture to the tags. Currently I use lltag but that does not support pictures. dagger is the tool I ...
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Help organizing music

I have an Ubuntu server installation set up as a media server with Subsonic in a medium sized office environment. I allow uploads from all employees to the media folder on the server. As you can ...
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Joining MP3 files losslessly

I have a bunch of MP3 files and I have their paths grouped in a text file. Is it possible to join the relevant MP3 files based on the paths in the text file?