Thanks everybody for all the excellent advice. Sound Juicer is now ripping to
mp3 files on the FC4 machine.
Just for the archive, here's an updated version of my notes:-
1) Put the following into /etc/yum.repos.d/Freshrpms.repo (might need to
change the first line to reflect the FC issue number:-
name=Fedora Project $releasever - $basearch - freshrpms
2) Import the GPG key:-
rpm --import http://svn.rpmforge.net/svn/trunk/rpms/yum/RPM-GPG-KEY-freshrpms
3) Install the plugins:-
yum install gstreamer-plugins-extra-audio
4) Add an mp3 profile (if required - check first!)
Extract from email reply from the Fedora Core list:-
If you need to store tracks in the MP3 format (for example, because your
portable music player only supports MP3 and not Ogg Vorbis), you will need to
create a new profile. To do this:-
press New and name it MP3.
Then press Edit
and set GStreamer Pipeline to audio/x-raw-int,rate=44100,channels=2 ! lame
or maybe audio/x-raw-int,rate=44100,channels=2 ! lame name=enc preset=1002
the File Extenstion to mp3
and check Active.
Then start Sound Juicer and select the MP3 format.
5) Make sure all the required gstreamer stuff is installed:-
[dave@boss ~]$ rpm -qa | grep gstreamer
Now it should work!
Notes on setting up the gstreamer profiles:-
Also might need to use yum install xmms-mp3 to get this working too.
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