Michael A. Peters wrote:
On Thu, 2005-12-29 at 19:39 +0000, David Fletcher wrote:
>I tried doing the same on his computer which is running FC4(replacing
>[freshrpms-fc-3] with [freshrpms-fc-4]). Everything seems to install OK but
>there is no mp3 option to select in the version 2.10.1 sound juicer on FC4.
Hmm... - I don't have an mp3 rip option in FC4 sound juicer either
(using the rpm.livna.org
mp3 plugins) - sounds like a bug in
My honest suggestion though is to rip to flac and then transcode to mp3.
That's what I do, though I do it all cli.
Ripping to flac means you never have to re-rip again if you want a
different bitrate (or a different encoding). Uses a lot of disk space
I don't know if a gui front end exists for transcoding (that preserves
Another suggestion is a KDE app - amarok
I prefer gnome myself, and I like to keep my gui consistent, but there
is just nothing that even comes close to amarok that is gnome/gtk2+
amarok is in Extras.
I believe it not only will rip to mp3 just fine (provided the gstreamer
mp3 plugins are installed) but will also sync with the iPod as well.
I use "grip"(extras) to rip CD's to flac format. This is easy and I
did about 50 over the weekend. I use flac as it is lossless and
provides a method to recreate any CD that the kids may want for their
Then when there is a song that I want to put on my portable player
(supports mp3/wma/ogg) I use "sound converter"(extras?) to convert the
files that I want converted into a mirror of my player. I then use
"Unison"(dries) to update the player, which mounts as a usb device to
my preferred list.
All of this is done in gnome. I needed something easy for my wife to use.
With the correct plugins, grip can rip to mp3 from a drop-down menu.