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Questions tagged [mp3]

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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Ubuntu 18.04 volume normalization

Is there a volume normalization program I can use that is simple to install/use and can make all/most of my mp3s pay at the same volume? I have Ubuntu 18.04 on my computer.
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How to add album art to multiple tracks with Rythmbox?

I wanted to add a cover art for a mp3 album I have on my laptop. I do use Rythmbox, but I'm unable to add a cover art for multiple mp3 files of the same album and I have to do it one by one. What ...
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XMMS2 doesn't show tags for some songs

I just installed XMMS2 and I think it's pretty neat. For almost every song I have it works great, but for a select few the title, artist, and album tags are incorrect. I thought this was just a ...
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Deadbeef player doesn't access my storage hdd [duplicate]

I've installed both deadbeef and foobar2000 and neither one lists my storage HDD other than the main OS SSD. Rhythmbox lists all HDDs and I can drag & drop music files with QMMP. And I'm trying ...
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Newbie with iPod music problem

Apple began to suck worse than normal. Around 13.10 began a series of failures. I saved some music on my iPhone. I need to move about 30 songs from the iPhone to my Ubunto 16.04. How do I move music ...
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Reduce the file size of multiple .mp3s of voice recordings via command line at once

Problem: I have some mp3 files that take up way too much space. These mp3 files happen to be voice recordings, so they can be reduced in file size without a noticeable loss in quality. Specific ...
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mp3splt filenames list in command [duplicate]

for a command like mp3splt, how to loop through filenames, e.g. "Audio File1.mp3", "Audio File2.mp3" ... up to "Audio File100.mp3" on the terminal command line? (To split "Audio Files1.mp3" to "Audio ...
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How to change bitrate and other mp3 settings for export in Dolphin

I am using Dolphins built-in audio-cd to mp3 (apart from others) converter. After installing lame (frontend) Dolphin did show the mp3, and the conversion works fine, but it is always 128kb with very ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - how to play a sound from script run from webservice, in background

I am a developper, and have configured a server on ubuntu 16.04, running web services. Those web services are calling some script file locally the script is doing some task, and should play a sound ...
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mp3 copy info from some tag to id3, several metadata tags in one file

I recently installed Linux Mint and for as of now for one mp3 file noted that xPlayer displays that tag is ID3 and Tittle: Track 1, Artist: <Undefined>, but Rythmbox displays 'correct' tag info (...
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What application can be used to check for duplicate mp3 files in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have 100GB of music files in my hard drive and i can clearly see that the there are numerous duplicate ones there.
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How to transcode FLAC to mp3 on the fly

I am using minidlna / ReadyMedia-Server to stream my music files in my network. Unfortunately one of my players is unable to read FLAC files, so I am looking into a solution on how to transcode all ...
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Manage music from cloud to small mp3 player via ubuntu

Two goals I wish to accomplish with a small-ish mp3 player (~8GB): (1) Store music files (~80GB) in Dropbox only to free space in my laptop's HD. Is it possible to keep an up-to-date index of cloud ...
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Concatenate mp3 files via CLI “the right way”

I am looking for a simple, clean, robust solution to concatenate mp3 files. I am aware of mp3wrap, but its concatenation seems oriented for a different job: easily splitting afterwards. That means ...
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Install lame 3.100 under Xenial Xerus 16.04LTS?

For the first time in 7 years I see that there is a new, major release for the lame mp3 encoder, with lame 3.100 coming out on October 13th 2017. There is an impressive list of bugfixes which I would ...
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Where can I get tag data for MP3s?

I have a large number of MP3 music tracks without MP3 tags. I would like to add the tag data. I understand the mechanics of using the various GUI tag editors as well as how to use ID3V2, but my ...
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I'm using LAME to convert .wav files to .mp3 and want to know how I can append the passed arguments in command line to output .mp3 name?

My LAME command presently is : lame -b 128 -m j -h -V 1 -B 256 -F *.wav mymp3.mp3 Tell me the modified command [or script x.sh] so that my output mp3 namely mymp3.mp3 changes to something like ...
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Recording script using parec records fine in the foreground, but records silence when launched from crontab

I have a script that uses pactl and parec to record audio from a browser that is streaming a radio station. Sox is then used to compress the captured audio to mp3. It records fine when run in the ...
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Rhythmbox: How to normalize song volumes?

When putting songs on a mp3 player with Rhythmbox it's not very convenient to have different volumes for songs. Is there a solution which automatically sets same volumes (I have seen this in other ...
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Read .mp3 files from an USB stick, is it possible?

Is it possible to configure an USB stick (or a external disk) to access/use the hardware of my computer, which I know works, but can't be accessed/used by Ubuntu, to obtain an audio output up from the ...
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No mp3 thumbnail (album art cover) when using ffmpegthumbnailer, in Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

I use Nemo as my default file browser and I want to use ffmpegthumbnailer to generate thumbnails. So I installed ffmpegthumbnailer and edited the totem.thumbnailer file in /usr/share/thumbnailers and ...
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youtube-dl mp3 download error [duplicate]

it has been a while I used ubuntu for my daily driver because of me needing VST files in music production, recently picked up this thinkpad. Anyways, whenever I try to download something from youtube ...
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extract a segment from some mp3 file

I need a simple (preferably command line based) tool to extract a segment from some existing mp3 file. audacity is much too complex for me. Ideally, I would like a command like extract-mp3-segment -...
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How to crop / edit mp3 files [duplicate]

I have mp3 file but while recording mp3 file they give 10 secs of blank and we need to crop this blank from mp3 file any suggestion for editing or cropping mp3 files or any commandline ? thanks
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Is there a way to download a video's audio in mp3 using flashgot without using a youtube-to-mp3 converter?

Now, I know that there are tons of questions about this topic but not quite this one as it specifically asks about flashgot. The unique trait of flashgot is that it works with every website (not like ...
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Convert mp3 file to wav? using the command line?

I have an Mp3 file i need to convert to .wav to be able to import it into a voice changer program. How do I do this using the command line?
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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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How to play a mp3 file and delete

I am looking for a script where I could play a mp3 file using mpg123 and delete or not the file. I would like to listen for few seconds and jump to next file after decide if it will be or not deleted. ...
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No ID3 tag found with id3ren

I am using the following command to rename my mp3 files: find . -type f -iname "*.mp3" -print0 | xargs -0 id3ren -template='%a/%t/%n %s.mp3' -notagprompt It worked fine, but now I am getting the ...
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What packages are required to play .mp3 files in Chromium?

I have the following packages installed. ubuntu-restricted-extras chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra Howevever, I still cannot play .mp3 files in Chromium. Example: https://degrowthaudiobook.wordpress....
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How to set Rhythmbox default for mp3 [Not working]

When I do a simple double click on my mp3-files the videoclip-player opens up. It's a super boring app for playing my mp3-files with. I try to make Rhythmbox the default for mp3-files. But without ...
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Play a random mp3 file

I need a command that plays a random mp3 from a directory. So far I have tried ls *.mp3 | shuf -n 1 | omxplayer Every different player just acts like it has not received a filename and spits out the ...
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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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Why was I able to install GStreamer third-party without disabling Secure Boot?

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my new ThinkPad E460 and for the first time in a decade I was shocked about a question Ubuntu was asking me. None of my previous computers had this Secure Boot thing, ...
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Errors with installing libimobiledevice

I tried to install libimobiledevice only to see that I get the following error: sudo apt-get install libimobiledevice Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Rename tags to uppercase via eyeD3

Can I use eyeD3 to mass rename multiple files' tags to uppercase? If not, is there another command to mass rename tags to uppercase?
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How to prevent wrong audio file tag encoding after using SoX?

SoX changes tags. The title is changed from 4 марта to 4 маÑÑа. The SoX command is simple sox f.mp3 f2.mp3. How to prevent wrong audio file tag encoding after using SoX?
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firefox version 50 not playing .mp3 that was converted using ffmpeg ver 3.1

I am using "ffmpeg version 3.1" on my server. It have libavcodec version"57. 46.100 / 57. 46.100" in the ffmpeg software. I am still facing the issue that mp3 is not playing in the firefox browser. ...
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How do I install mp3 and video plugins in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and while setting up my environment i found that i can't play mp3 audio and mp4 video files. Could anyone guide me as how to play these files in Ubuntu 16....
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Convert mp4 to mp3 Using Shell Script

I have looked at Converting mp4 to mp3 which uses a tool called ffmpeg. The process is great when you have a single file to convert, but I'm trying automate the mp4 to mp3 conversion for any given ...
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Convert mp3 to Ogg Vorbis with SoundConverter

Is there a way to set SoundConverter to 320kbps? I want to convert mp3 320kbps files to Ogg Vorbis 320 kbps. I see it is possible in SoundConverter to have it in 256 and 500 kbps but not in 320kbps.
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Ubuntu audio plugins [duplicate]

Hie. My operating system won't play any other audio format except .flac so whenever i try playing playing an mp3 or wma file etc it says could not find required plugin. In need of a solution. Thanks
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Convert several .FLAC albums to .MP3 from gmusicbrowser

I have my large FLAC library separated by folder, each album, and all FLAC perfecty tagged, etc I want to convert one or more albums to mp3, but from the gmusicbrowser itself. AFAIK there is no option ...
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mp3blaster ( commandline interface player) not playing files [duplicate]

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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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 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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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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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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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 ...