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  1. #11

    Ripping does just fine by me. is there a way I can mount the device in order to rip an audio cd?

  2. #12
    As I wrote you can't but you also don't need to. CD ripping software just needs the device file to read from.
    When you have a modern desktop environment like Gnome or KDE with compiled-in audio CD support your file manager does the ripping for which actually looks like if the CD were mounted but actually it isn't.

  3. #13
    Quote Originally Posted by Manko10 View Post
    As I wrote you can't but you also don't need to. CD ripping software just needs the device file to read from.
    When you have a modern desktop environment like Gnome or KDE with compiled-in audio CD support your file manager does the ripping for which actually looks like if the CD were mounted but actually it isn't.
    I kinda figured that would be the solution. I was hoping to keep the window manager lightweight as this specific system is a down-right beast with an AMD Athlon 4, 20GB HDD and wait for it.... 256MB RAM! Look out!

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    Then use a ripping software.

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    I was hoping to keep the window manager lightweight
    You could try a command-line utility like cdparanoia. Also there's a lightweight gui one called ripperx.
    ciao,
    jdk

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdkaye View Post
    You could try a command-line utility like cdparanoia. Also there's a lightweight gui one called ripperx.
    ciao,
    jdk
    I'll give those a go, cheers!

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    You can also use mplayer on the command line to play cd's or specific tracks without ripping.
    Here'sl how to do it.
    jdk

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