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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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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How can I use abcde to rip to mp3 and embed album art under Trusty and Xenial?

I would like to use the commandline audio ripper abcde to: Rip audio cds to mp3 Download and then embed the appropriate album art Can someone show me an example of how to accomplish this under ...
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mp3blaster ( commandline interface player) not playing files

I installed mp3blaster using apt-get but it didn't work (doesn't play specified files). After that failed attempt, I removed and purged the player. I downloaded the player as a tarball. How do I ...
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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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Converting mp3 with avconv keeping folder structure

I Have a bunch (~31GB) of mp3 files encoded at 320kbps/cbr and I want to convert them all to mp3 320kbps/vbr keeping it's tags and folder structure but in another master path. I Would like to use ...
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How to add ID3 “cover art” by command line?

I need to add ID3 cover art to some MP3 files. I need a command line tool (no GUI) but it seems that neither id3 nor id3v2 tools can do it. Any hint?
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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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Rhythmbox doesn't add/import MP3s from ~/Music on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, all my music is located in /home/user/Music/, e.g. /home/user/Music/Back to The Future. I run Rhythmbox and try to import all MP3s to the player, but nothing ...
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Move or resize huge Audacity project files?

My data file directory for a 1 hour mp3 edit file is 1.5 gb. Why is this so big. I only have 12 or so gigs for my system and this wipes me out with 450mb left over. Is there a setting I can change ...
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How to use “easymp3gain-qt”?

I installed "easymp3gain-qt 0.5.0+svn135-6" from the Ubuntu Software Center and... it does nothing!!! I mean: the main program interface is opened, but... when I ask it the expected action (to ...
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Use abcde to produce high quality flac and mp3 output with album art under Xenial?

Xenial Xerus has a nice modern version of abcde: andrew@athens:~$ abcde -v | head -n 1 This is abcde v2.7.1. I would like to use this to produce: High quality mp3 files for my portable player ...
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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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How to download youtube videos as a best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

I want to download YouTube videos as mp3 files in its best quality. The below code helps to download youtube videos as m4a but not us mp3 youtube-dl -f bestaudio --audio-quality 0 --audio-format mp3 ...
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Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default

Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default? I was going to ask a bit more detailed question but I won't. It's just ridiculous.
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Script to convert .wma to .mp3 command not found [duplicate]

I am using a script called conv-script that I found on AskUbuntu here. It looks like this #!/bin/sh readarray -t files < wma-files.txt for file in "${files[@]}"; do out=${file%.wma}.mp3 ...
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Ubuntu doesnt open my mp3 device folder

First of all im using the portuguese version if there is a way to translate the terminal with english it would be nice And second what should i start be doing?whats the first step to solve this ...
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all songs at the same volume in audacious

Is there a plugin in Audacious that plays all the songs at the same volume? I think this tool is what I am looking for, but it looks like a dead project: http://mp3gain.sourceforge.net/ I mostly ...
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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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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 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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How to make a playlist from a directory of mp3 files?

How do you make a universal playlist from a directory of mp3 files? This question came up as my wife is a musician (violinist) and she has a gig, and the DJ at the event will be playing her ...
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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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Converting WEBM to MP3

I'm aware there are a couple of other questions here related to this, but the answers provided don't seem to work. I'm trying to convert a webm to mp3 with avconv. Here's how I tried to do it: $ ls ...
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MP3 encoding problems caused by gstreamer1.0 lamemp3enc not working (for me) in Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

After a fresh install of 16.04, I am no longer able to convert sound files to MP3. It works neither in Rhythmbox, Sound-Juicer or Soundbridge nor can I use gat-launch-1.0 to create a pipeline manually ...
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My Rhythmbox not playing mp3

After installing Ubuntu Mate, Rhythmbox not importing mp3 files from music folder. and when I tried to play mp3 files, It wont play.please help.
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How to set QMMP to play - not enqueue - with double click?

On Lubuntu 14.04.4 - When double-clicking on an MP3 file, I'd like it to rightaway load and play in QMMP, but instead it QMMP opens and then I have to click "play". If I right click an MP3 file and ...
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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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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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Sansa Clip Zip does not mount on Ubuntu 13.04

I use Ubuntu 13.04, and my Sansa Clip Zip MP3 player (uses USB) does not mount. I am new to Ubuntu so I'm not sure how to proceed when it says: unable to open device '[usb:001,011]'?
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How do I download AND save mp3 music files to Rhythmbox?

First of all, I'm sorry, I really have no idea what I'm doing, so please be patient with me. I'm having troubles with Rhythmbox. I would like to download some mp3 music files from a site (yes, I do ...
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Mp3s missing, folders still there

Having a bit of a crisis. My NAS music library (Synology) now has only the empty folders for the music (each artist, sub folders for album, etc) but the mp3s themselves are not showing up. Only thing ...
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Banshee: codec for playing this media type not available

For some reason Banshee does not play all of my mp3. I installed pretty much every suggested codec, but still nothing. Every time I try to play mp3 I get this: If I press install usually it says "...
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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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How to add MP3 encoder in sound Converter ubuntu 15.10, 14.10 or 14.04

I have installed sound converter from Ubuntu 15.10 repository. But it is not working for MP4 to mp3. Previous posts are not helping me to sort out this problem !!!
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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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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 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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Trying to play .mp3 on Ubuntu 12.04.5LTS through VLC media player

I am trying to run .mp3 files via VLC media player and receiver the following after opening a file. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've tried ...
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How can I make Rhythmbox display the correct time length of a concatenated .mp3 file?

I used the tool mp3wrap to concatenate multiple .mp3 files into one. When playing the resulting file in VLC, the time length is shown correctly. Rhythmbox, however, only displays the time length of ...
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Parametric command line player

I am looking for command line mp3 or ogg audio player with ability to play section of file, like: .... playfrom=145s playto=185s .... The aim is to listen just the interesting part of audiorecording. ...
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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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How do I find a virus/malware embedded in an mp3?

I'm a basic user running Ubuntu 14.04.3 32 bit. I know I have a virus embedded in 1 mp3 I copied from my friend 2 years ago. It's no problem for this system, but it has killed 2 mp3 players & a ...
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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 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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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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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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Audacity wav file to mp3

Hi i would like to convert an audacity WAV file to an Mp3 and im having trouble finding the up to date information needed in order to do this do you think you can help me out?
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Sound problems with xubuntu 15.04

This message appears when I try to play a mp3 file: Playing error : Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in. at /usr/bin/../share/gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser_gstreamer-0.10.pm line 137. I ...
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Script: Recursively convert wma files to MP3, then remove WMA files

I'm trying to fix a script that recursively searches a directory tree for WMA files - converting them to MP3 files, and then removing the WMA files, leaving the converted MP3 files in their place. ...
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