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can't browse audio cd

Postby schwim on Tue Nov 13, 2007 1:29 pm

Hi there guys,

when I put in an audio disc, it pops up sound juicer and I can either extract or listen to the files on the disc.

However, I want the original fies, so double click the audio cd icon, but nothing happens. Then I right click and choose "open" or "browse folder", but again, in both instances nothing happens.

So I open a file browser at my home folder, then click on audio cd icon. When I do it that way, I get the following error:

"cdda:///dev/hdc" is not a valid location.

Please check the spelling and try again.


This happens with both drives.

Remember that I can view the files through sound juicer, I just can't view them directly.

I also tried all the "cdrom" folders under /media, but they are all empty.

Help! :)

thanks,
json
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Postby Husse on Wed Nov 14, 2007 7:10 am

Quoted from Linux forums newbie section
For browsing an audio cd you can't mount it because it is not a regular filesystem (unlike a data disk). What you need is an audio player

Do you want to copy the audio fies?
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Postby schwim on Wed Nov 14, 2007 10:06 am

hi there husse and thanks very much for the reply.

Yes. They are audio clips I saved in the studio, and I need to save them to hard drive.

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Postby nick on Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:09 am

Hi

You could use K3b, choose Tools/rip audio CD/
Grip is in synaptic, install Lame as well.

(am 10 year KDE user so not up to date on Gnome applications)


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Postby Husse on Wed Nov 14, 2007 3:41 pm

am 10 year KDE user
Thanks for that - I get a headache from KDE - think it simply has to many options...
And to be sure - I definitely do not mean that KDE is bad!
I thought Soundjuicer could do the trick....
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Postby schwim on Thu Nov 15, 2007 9:22 am

thanks very much guys for your replies. I'll just rip it to a lossless format and deal with it that way.

Thanks for your help though. I hadn't found anything yet where it wouldn't mount an audio cd. That helped a lot :D

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