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 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?