__/ [Roy Schestowitz] on Monday 02 January 2006 11:51 \__
> __/ [Peter Jensen] on Monday 02 January 2006 11:40 \__
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Are you sure you mean "burning" and not "ripping".
>> Looks like it.
>>> grip is just about as simple and it usually comes pre-installed. It is
>>> also a decent MP3 player and a brute-force versatile beast!
>> I used to use grip, but in the end I found it much simpler to just open
>> up 'audiocd:/' in Konqueror (or, I think, *any* KDE application) and
>> copy the mp3 or ogg files from the virtual file system it creates
>> (complete with CDDB filenames). The actual ripping is automatically
>> done as part of the copying process.
> The last time I used grip was 2 years ago and it was KDE 3.1. I am not
> sure this functionality was supported at the time, but indeed it sounds
> fascinating. The part about CDDB filenames impresses me very much. If it's
> really that simple, maybe I should digitise all my CD's. Sounds like a
> put-in-tray, drag-and-drop, put-back-on-shelf job. Even a 5-year-old son
> or daughter(*) could take care of that. And they say Linux is hard...
> (*) Do not try this at home, but if you do, do not log in as 'root'.
Corrigenda: ripping CD's is not digitisation. They are already in digital
form, but the media is not a reliable form of storage.