Questions tagged [cd-ripping]

Questions that relate to the process of copying audio or video content to a hard disk, typically from removable media. The word is used to refer to all forms of media. Despite the name, neither the media nor the data is damaged after extraction.

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RipperX 2.80 on 20.04 not creating output files

installed RipperX 2.80 on Ubuntu 20.04 for ripping CDs to MP3. No problems with installation. Runs OK, but I must be missing a configuration switch somewhere. It happily picks up the media detail from ...
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K3b CD ripping - can't change LAME settings

I'm trying to rip a CD to mp3 with VBR setting V0. In an earlier version of K3b, you could configure the LAME command string. But in version 19.12.3, that has been replaced with a screen in the LAME ...
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How to add CDNUM in abcde multi-disk alboms in OUTPUTFORMAT

When ripping multi-disk alboms I'd like to have CD number (specified by -w or -W) to be specified in OUTPUTFORMAT. The abcde.conf comments refer to TRACKNUM only, no CDNUM. Currently both options (w,W)...
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Freedb / Asunder : Unknown Host Name

I just downloaded Asunder and ran it and get an Unknown Host Name error which apparently is because freedb is no longer a thing. That was 9 months ago. Why was Asunder still try to access freedb and ...
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Audex unavailable in 20.04LTS

My favourite CD ripper Audex more doesn't seem to be in the repositories for 20.04LTS, and installing the last available version in 16.04 LTS doesn't work because kde-runtime isn't available. Is it ...
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Whipper: Snap package error

does anyone have any experience of the CD ripper, Whipper? I had 0.7.2 running fine from a package (this one: https://launchpad.net/~spvkgn/+archive/ubuntu/whipper) but thought I'd upgrade to a newer ...
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Why no support for Whipper - cd ripping software?

Curious why Whipper isn't available from Ubuntu repos? You may be curious why I'm after that when there is other software out there. Well, it and RubyRipper were developed after ExactAudioCopy (EAC), ...
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abcde: What is an ~/.abcde.conf file to rip to multiple formats?

The 'canonical' abcde conf file section of the website at andrews-corner has been removed, what is a conf file that I can use now to rip my audio cds with abcde to multiple different formats at the ...
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Ripping a CD: how to write ISRCs into ID3 tags?

On professionally pressed Audio-CDs the ISRC (International Standard Recording Code) identifies any recorded track with 12 digits (like this: ATP811301008) It's usually not part of the CD-Text that ...
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Audio cd ripping 18.04

I put an audio cd in the drive on my new 18.04 installation, started Rhythmbox, selected all and clicked "Extract". It extracted the first track and stopped. Whenever I try to rip more tracks, I get ...
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How to convert audio cdr files to something playable on a mobile phone, like mp3?

I have a CD. Using Brasero I managed to get a cd.toc.bin file. Then using https://smithdbr.wordpress.com/tag/cuebin/ I managed to get these files: $ ls cd* cd01.cdr cd04.cdr cd07.cdr cd10.cdr ...
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Unable to mount Audio Disk: Message recipient disconnected from messages bus without replying

When I insert audio CD I get the following message: Unable to mount Audio Disk Message recipient disconnected from messages bus without replying When I start Sound Juicer the following message ...
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Why does dcfldd always fail on cd-roms that also contain music?

Ive been working on digitizing my entire library of physical discs, using dcfldd to make disc image copies of every cd-rom & dvd Ive ever owned so I can take them off to the thrift store and save ...
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Ripping CDs incredibly slow since updating to 16.04

I recently updated from 14.04 to 16.04 and since then, ripping cds has been incredibly slow. Actually, I have not tried to wait for completion of one cd rip because progress is so slow. I have tried ...
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How to "Rip" music with 16.04 LTS

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. I have a music CD that I wanted to add to my hard drive and I cannot find a tool to convert / "RIP" the music. Sound Juicer is recommended and ...
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Audex CD ripper not in repositories

My favourite CD ripper Audex doesn't seem to be in the repositories for 17.10. Is it available by any other means? Thanks!
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Cannot find export button in rhythmbox to rip audio cd

This is is my first try to rip an audio cd to flac files. I am using ubuntu 17.10 and rhythmbox opened automatically after inserting the cd. I did not find much information about this topic online, ...
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Export to a document the track information of a music CD

Situation Software: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Banshee 2.6.2, Sound Juicer 3.5.0, Rhythmbox 3.0.2, Brasero 3.10.0 I successfully burnt several music CDs with Banshee via Brasero. These CDs have author-and-...
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How can I use AIFF encoding with abcde?

I see that AIFF encoding is now available with the latest development version of the CD ripper abcde. How can I easily test this out under Ubuntu's Xenial Xerus? (Full disclaimer: I personally added ...
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Can't encode in mp3 asunder

When I try to rip CD's from Asunder and automatically encode in mp3, I get the following error: 'lame' was not found in your path. Asunder requires it to create MP3 files. All MP3 functionality is ...
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Rubyripper crash before creating MP3 on 16.04

Installed Rubyripper 0.6.2 and Lame 64 bit v3.99.5 on Ubuntu 16.04. Configured lame codec using default entry in Rubyripper preferences (-V 3 --id3v2-only). It starts off OK, then crashes out after ...
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Is there a way in Ubuntu to rip a CD to FLAC and add ReplayGain tags automatically?

I'm planning to rip my full CD collection (probably more than 100 CDs*) to FLAC with CDparanoia and ReplayGain tags added. Over the years, I used different codecs and quality options for them, ...
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Ripping audio CDs under Ubuntu 16.04

ripping of audio CDs does not work on my Ubuntu 16.04 PC since I installed it. I installed all codecs (I am aware of) as well as "restricted extras". Any audio CD is recognized when inserted and ...
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How to rip an audio CD into flac

Hello I tried to rip some Audio CDs into the lossless flac format. Flac has different compression rates and multiple arguments which can be passed. Normally I like to use flac with the argument -V8 ...
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How can I rip audio from an audio CD in .bin format?

I've downloaded the .bin, .cue and .cdt files of an audio CD (freely available), but I'd prefer to have the audio in FLAC format on my computer. How do I convert the audio tracks of the .bin file to ...
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Audex ripper codecs and FreeDB database access

I'd rather know how to download the codecs (mp3 flac etc etc) for Audex (ripper), is there a way to get them using the terminal? I have tried with the links available on ubuntu site but nothing ...
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How to import audio CD as .m4a with album art?

I have a bunch of music CDs that I want to digitize as .m4as with album art, so that I can use them with iTunes on a virtual machine. Is there a simple way to just read the tracks off the CD in .m4a ...
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Cannot open The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy bluray

I am having trouble opening The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy bluray on Xubuntu 14.04. I am able to open other encrypted bluray discs just fine and rip them with MakeMKV. This specific disc is the ...
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How to update Vorbis codec?

After ripping audio CDs to Ogg-Vorbis files with Asunder, I noticed that it uses the libVorbis 1.3.4 (Turpakäräjiin) codec from 2014 (program installed via apt-get). Is there any way to update the ...
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Is it possible to ripping a CD via another computer?

I have multiple computer on my local network. Some of it use Windows OS. On one of Windows system, it had one CD drive. I'm also have Ubuntu system on another computer. This's the scheme: +---------+...
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Unable to copy audio disc with Brasero

It seems it creates the image correctly. After I insert the blank cd I get: Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency brasero-burn.c:1739) BraseroCdrdao called ...
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Banshee: how to customize folder hierarchy?

Banshee is a nice music player and CD ripper. In Edit → Preferences → Source Specific → Source: Music I can configure the folder hierarchy. This folder hierarchy will be used when I rip a new CD. My ...
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Unable to play last tracks of mp3 cd

for some reason I am not able to play the last tracks of some mp3 cds (of a audiobook I purchased). I am able to play the first tracks of the CD. Therefore it couldn't be a problem with missing codecs....
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Rhythmbox Extract Speed

How can you specify the extract speed in Rhythmbox 3.1? I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 64bit and Rhythmbox's extract speed is really slow ripping a music CD. How do you speed that up? Thanks
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How to read/rip audio tracks from a malformed CD?

On Ubuntu 10.04, Linux 2.6.32-70-generic #137-Ubuntu SMP x86_64 GNU/Linux I successfully read and write CDs (DVD drive), including playing and ripping audio CDs. However some audio CDs don't play and ...
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How to configure SoundJuicer mysterious mp3 encoding settings?

When I rip a CD to mp3 using Sound Juicer I get just broken mp3 files. I like to rip VBR files, they look fine, but the  reported bitrate is always 32kbit/s. See: mp3check -a 01.\ Anita.mp3 01. ...
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How to submit CDDB entry?

I usually use Asunder to rip CDs for personal usage, and most of the times the CDDB database retrieves the correct tags for my disc. Sometimes however I stumble upon CDs that are either missing from ...
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A Music Player with CD ripping and CDDB lookup

I'm currently looking for a native Music Player and Library Organizer, which supports Audio CD ripping with CDDB lookup. I know there's Banshee, but it's a Mono-executed .NET program, which doesn't ...
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Changing editor in abcde

I ran abcde, but wanted to edit the CD information. When I said yes, it gave me a menu of editors to choose from. I unintentionally selected nano as the editor. I canceled C-c'd the process. Now ...
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How can I rip a CD in ALAC or AIFF formats?

I am presently running iTunes in a VirtualBox with Windows 8 to rip my CDs to ALAC or AIFF. This is due to historical reasons where I migrated from OSX to Ubuntu and still love my iPod Classic. ...
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Unable to retrieve data from cdrom after ejecting previous cd

I am currently ripping cdroms, however, I encounter the error message below after ejecting and inserting a new cdrom into the drive: Unable to find the requested file. Please check the spelling and ...
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Dell Lattitude E5400 CD Burner not working

When I go to burn a audio CD it says error. I'm not even sure if I have the drivers for it. Can someone help? I'm on 13.10 by the way.
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Music CD-R holds a total of 260 MB of "lossless" audio?

I just ripped a full (all 74 minutes used) Music CD-R to six .flac files, one for each track. In total, the files add up to 262.1 MB. I thought a CD was supposed to hold 700 MB. Where did the other ...
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Trouble playing and ripping CD audio files on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I'm trying to rip audio files from a CD onto a subdirectory of the Music directory. My Linux 12.04 LTS 32-bit came with Audacity, Brasero, Banshee, and Rhythmbox. (Yes, not one, four players. Go ...
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How to transfer a DVD to my hard drive

I have several DVD I want to transfer to my Hard drive. I want to have the DVD menu and such. Not only the movie. I was sure that ripping the movie will do the trick but it didn't work. What can I do ...
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Cannot read/burn Cd-R disks

I cannot read CD-R disks with data on and have an error in Brasero when I try to burn CD-R disks. All other disks work fine including CD-RW. Is there a problem I can fix before I try buying a new ...
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How to create a DVD rip/ISO? [duplicate]

I am trying to create a back up of my "Chappelle's Show" DVD collection. I believe that creating an ISO would be the easiest thing to do. I have tried the Brasero but could not get it to work. When ...
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How to rip an audio track in flac from a DVD video?

More and more audio CD are sold together with a DVD video containing bonus tracks. I want to rip only the audio part of those videos using a losseless audio codec, ideally flac for me. Is there an ...
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How can I adjust the setting for OggVorbis encoding in Rhythmbox on Ubuntu Precise (12.04)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you edit the “Preferred Format” settings in Rhythmbox? I want to read a CD to my music library. I want to use OggVorbis for compression. I want to set the quality level ...
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Ripping CDs not working: no id tags

No cd ripper was working in my Vostro 3550 - 12.10 Quantal. Later on I found out that you do not have to rip CDs anymore in Ubuntu: all you have to do is open the cd and drag all songs (that shows in ....
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