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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 ...