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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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Tool to convert OGG files to WMA?

I have a bunch of OGG files that I would like to convert to WMA (v9) format. Is there a native Ubuntu tool I can use for this? (Since WMA is a proprietary format, I'm guessing that there won't be a ...
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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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Convert downloaded YouTube videos (downloaded with youtube-dl) to audio-only, with no loss? [duplicate]

If one downloads videos from YouTube using youtube-dl, they get .mp4 files which are a ISO Media, MPEG v4 system, version 2. Can these files be converted to audio-only, ideally with no quality loss? ...
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Command line interface to make a ogg mono from stereo

Is there a command-line interface I can use to make one or more ogg-music-files into mono?
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Normalize .ogg audio files with the command line

I'm trying to normalize (and or compress) around 100 .ogg files which have audio level really too low. I know that by hand I can use Audacity ... but that will be too much clicks! Instead I was ...
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Rhythmbox on Ubuntu 13.10

Since I upgraded to 13.10, I cannot export CD tracks in Rhythmbox. It told me "Additional software is required to encode media in your preferred format: Vorbis encoder" I click install, and it loops ...
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How do Nautilus album art thumbnails work?

There's something for which I've been searching an answer for a while now, but to no avail, and it's strange to me, as it seems like a thing that people would talk about: one of those nice little ...
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How to convert ogg to aac music format?

I want to convert a ogg file to aac. But I need to transfer all the data of the ogg file (i.e. album, year, cover,...) to the aac file using a shell comand. Thanks!
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convert video file to .ogg

I've been having trouble with this because I'm new to Linux: I would like to convert different video formats to ogv. I found some terminal commands like this: ffmpeg -i input.avi -acodec libvorbis ...
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Missing CD Quality, Lossy profile in Preferred Formats in RhythmBox

Good evening all, I am having a problem with RhythmBox on Ubuntu 10.10. I freshly installed Ubuntu almost a week ago and everything was great right off the bat. However, tonight I am having a ...
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My music seems to be in “unknown artist” in everywhere but banshee

recently Banshee has decided to change my ogg files to "unknown artist" everywhere else but Banshee. I don't know what's wrong with them but Ubuntu One and Android Music player can't read the artist ...
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Getting “Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins” error during ripping

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from a flash drive that you create from the official ubuntu website. I am getting some errors on the system quite frequently. I have tried redoing it but I keep ...
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Ogg music files glitch in Banshee [closed]

I have a music library of mainly ogg files. I recently moved to a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04. I've tried playing these ogg files in Banshee (and Rhythmbox) but every 20s or so there is a glitch ...
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How to extract audio from Webm?

Audio within mp4 and flv files is AAC, and a proper container for that is m4a. So, in order to extract sound from mp4 and flv I use a command like gnome-terminal -e "parallel avconv -i '{}' -map 0:1 ...
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Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use?

I have sound juicer installed and I want to rip to vorbis.ogg. Is gstreamer the best encoder for vorbis or is there a better encoding engine I should use. The default gstreamer profile is ...
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Can I play OGG or WAV files using PulseAudio?

I'm not totally clear on what pulseaudio does or how i can use it. For example, I have .wav and .ogg sound files that i need to play programatically (using c/c++). How can i use pluseaudio to do ...
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mp3 to ogg converter plugin for rhythmbox or banshee?

I like to convert all mp3,aac,wav files into ogg format. is there any plugins for rhythmbox or banshee that converts mp3 format into ogg formate automatically like itunes converts wma format into mp3. ...
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In the rhythmbox why are the music preferred format settings for Ogg Vorbis disabled?

In the Rhythmbox Preferences, In the Music tab, under Library Structure, there is a Preferred Format setting. In previous versions of Ubuntu, you could edit the default profiles in the Preferred ...
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Can't convert flac files to ogg using Sound Converter

I have one really annoying problem, when I try to convert a flac file to ogg it returns an error message which says that a "General stream error was found" in every file. It does create the outpout ...
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How do I reduce the screen and file size of a recorded video, plus convert to FLV?

I have used gtk-recordMyDesktop to make a video as an OGV file using the default settings. I need to do 3 things: How can I reduce the screen resolution (height and width) so that it can fit into a ...
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Convert mkv to ogv

How to convert mkv file (with multiple audio track) to ogv format by presrving all the audio track? Is it possible to create a ogg file (audio) with multiple track?
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Is transcoding 24bit FLAC to 16bit OggVorbis an issue?

I have a bunch of HQ recordings as FLAC with 24bit resolution. They take too much space on my Android device, and Ogg achieves transparent sound (particularly when on the go with noise around me) at ...
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Convert OGG (And other formats) to MIDI?

Are there any methods to doing this on Ubuntu 14.04? What kind of quality should I expect from the midi file?
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Rhythm Box - Ogg Vorbis Ubuntu 14.04

Okay I've looked at a bunch of other posts from prior versions of Ubuntu. My issue is, since I updated, I can't extract from a CD into Ogg Vorbis format. It says that Rhythm Box needs to install ...
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Encoding ogg vorbis sound file with avconv using same codec as Audacity

For a website I am working on, I am trying to encode wav files to ogg (vorbis) using avconv. It seems like in some browsers, the resulting ogg files are not decoded properly. However, I figured out ...