CD audio ripping in Jaunty

clay weber claydoh at
Thu Sep 10 17:19:01 UTC 2009

Nigel Ridley wrote:
> What's with Jaunty and ripping audio CD's? First a dialogue window doesn't pop up and ask me what 
> I want to do. I then unsuccessfully tried to mount it so that I could see its content in Dolphin, 
> and hopefully, as in the old Konqueror, just copy the 'MP3' folder to my home folder.
> I also tried K3B but it kept giving errors every time I tried to rip the audio CD.
> In the end I stuffed the CD in my daughter's Gutsy box and it is ripping just fine.
> Is it going to work properly in Karamel Kola (aka 9.10)?
> Blessings,
> Nigel

Do you have libk3b-extracodecs installed? I believe this is needed to 
encode mp3's. Hardy needed this package to rip cd's iirc, and I think it 
is needed as well for Jaunty.

karmic does prompt to install this when k3b is first run


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