Browsing CD's

Derek Broughton news at
Thu Apr 27 18:53:33 UTC 2006

Nigel Ridley wrote:

> I'm a bit confused here :-(
> I'm not into music that much but since my daughter got an mp3 player (it
> supports ogg!) I decided to 'rip' some cd's that we have for her.
> Anyway, I was just checking around and decided to 'browse' the cd in
> Konqueror. Why is there several directories listed with names such as
> MP3, Ogg Vorbis, CDA, FLAC and some others?
> There are even music files in these directories !?
> I know that the cd's are quite old (1984, 1990) and way before MP3 and
> Ogg came along - so what gives?

Not having a music CD on-hand, I can't be certain, but iirc what you see
depends on what you currently have installed, and gives you the chance to
rip the Audio CD files to mp3, ogg, flac, etc, on the fly (if you have the
appropriate libraries/plugins).

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