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How do I prevent my cd ripper from overwriting Unknown Album when metadata can't be found

I'm starting the longish process of ripping my CD collection. I've got abcde installed with the config from Andrew's Corner. It seems to be working ok but when the metadata fetch fails, the MP3s get ...
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Start playing an audio CD in Deadbeef player with a command

This question is created to share a simple and interesting solution related to this great player.
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Can not play Audio CD in Arch Linux

I have two Audio CDs to prepare for my upcoming English test. I can play the first CD by execute vlc cdda:// in konsole (I use Arch Linux with KDE). I also note that the Audio CD appears in the ...
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Can Clementine music player fetch CDDB/FreeDB data?

A lot of players can get CDDB info about Audio CDs, but I have never seen that in Clementine. Given the prestige and other qualities of this player It's hard to believe that it lacks this feature. ...
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How to open Audio CD in Qmmp player?

This should be possible, given that the latest Qmmp player has a CD plugin with options regarding CD tracks info - both CD-Text and CDDB. But I see no menu option like 'Open CD' etc. Is it there? ...
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Deadbeef audio player does not retrieve online (freedb, CDDB) info about CD tracks

Many Linux players (like Audacious, Banshee, Amarok, Exaile) can easily access audio CDs tracks info (names and other metadata) but Deadbeef cannot, although it has a cdda plugin that should do just ...
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Music players that have 'Open CD' option and that show tracks' titles?

I should restrict this question to KDE, but the non-KDE-specific players may very well work. I am surprised how many Linux audio players (and video/multimedia players too) lack the simple option of ...
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Audio cd doesn't play

I'm trying to play an audio CD in Debian but each time I insert the CD, while there appears an icon with the CD in the screen, when I try opening it I get the message: Failed to mount "Audio CD". ...
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How to burn lossless music to a CD?

I have a bunch of lossless files (.flac and .ape) that I would like to burn on a CD to listen to on any standard CD player (in my old car's for example), but I am unsure how to do it. Specifically I ...
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Recover audio CD after safecopy

I have an audio CD (burnt a few years ago) that I want to rip (with K3B or other) to flac. K3B was unable to complete and I realized the CD was damaged. I managed to recover the data with safecopy ...
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Audio CD source plugin for .wav files . Linux

I have a CD which contains a number of .wav files. When I try to open one I get: The playback of this movie requires a Audio CD source plugin which is not installed. Can someone please sent me ...
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Reading amount of tracks from an audio CD?

I'm writing a little script to analyze audio CDs. I'm specifically looking for a way to grab the track count from the CD, either from a shell-script or from Python. Is there an easy way to do this? ...
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Detect damaged audio CD

I need to check if a lot of audio CDs are damaged or not and would prefer not to have to listen to them all. Is there a good way to do this quickly?
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How to make CD-quality WAV files using avconv?

I want to make a CD using the audio tracks of some video clips. I was thinking of using avconv to convert the files. As far as the other steps go, I found some instructions on the Arch Wiki. This is ...
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CD Ripping Without Temporary Files

I would like to be able to rip a CD through the command line (using cdparanoia and lame, preferably) without having to use temporary files. I'm thinking that this would save some time with the ...
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understanding “-dao”, “-sao”, “-tao” and “-raw” writing modes for wodim in practice

In wodim one can choose between many different writing modes like Disk At Once("-dao"), Session At Once("-sao"), Track At Once("-tao") or Raw writing mode("-raw"). As I understand, Track At Once ...
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How can I read CD-Text information from CDs

What applications are available for GNU/Linux that allow read-out of CD-Text data from CDs? Command-line programs would be preferred.
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How can I convert a .cue / .bin ( with cdr tracks) image into a single .iso file?

The title is descriptive as is: How can I convert a .cue / .bin (cdr track) image into a single .iso file? I have Fedora 16 (x86-64) Linux 3.1.9-1.fc16.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jan 13 16:37:42 UTC 2012 ...
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mp3info fails to make MP3 data fields readable by Android

I have been struggling for months on how to add mp3 tags readable by (of all things) Android? (mp3info doesn't seem to set the fields in a way readable by Android music players, and neither does ...
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Choppy audio CD playback with mplayer

When playing audio CDs with mplayer, I always get a choppy playback. Playing audio from files, like MP3 (from any optical media, or other drives), etc. works fine. Watching video DVDs is also ok. ...
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Is it possible to record audio directly to a computer's optical drive?

There's a question over at audio.SE at the moment and I thought it may attract some answers here. I asked the user and he's happy to have it posted here to see if anyone has some ideas. Here it is ...
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Rip an audio CD 1:1

Is there a way to rip an audio CD to an ISO9660 file? I've tried simple things like dd in the past and it hasn't worked. I'd like to essentially have a mirror image of exactly what's on the disk, not ...
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Failure Writing a Multi-Session Audio/Data CD w/ cdrdao

I'm trying to create a multi-session CD (CD-Extra), but hitting some errors with cdrdao. I'm following these steps. The audio session of the CD finished successfully, but writing the data portion ...
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How do I edit an Audio CDs Artist and Title in Dolphin?

I am running a mostly fresh install of Fedora 14 KDE spin. I installed lame from rpmfusion to get mp3 support in Dolphin, but the CD I put in comes up with the wrong information. This isn't ...
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Selectively disabling gvfsd-cdda in Debian Squeeze?

Is there a way to selectively disable gvfsd-cdda on Debian Squeeze? Since I updated my machine to Squeeze grip can no longer eject a CD, which interferes with ripping. I traced it back to gvfsd-cdda, ...
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How to rip scratched audio cds?

What is currently the best way to rip scratched audio cds under Linux? What I find complicated, is that there are several tools available but it is not clear if one tool has better error correction ...