Very slow ripping

Todd Slater dontodd at
Thu Jun 9 15:27:37 UTC 2005

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 10:30:05AM -0400, joele wrote:
> GazaM Wrote: 
> > This problem really needs to be sorted out as if linux is to gain
> > popularity with new users it needs to be able to perform on par with
> > Windows in basic tasks, such as music ripping (which takes about 5mins
> > per album on Windows), which people do daily in Windows.
> OK just to clarify IMO this is not a Linux or Debian (as suggested
> earlier) issue but rather an Ubuntu issue, I have Libranet 3 (also
> Debian Sid based and kernel 2.6.x) dual booted on my Laptop, I get 12x
> with paranoia enabled with Libranet and around 4x with paranoia
> disabled (1.3x with enabled) with ubuntu...

Agreed; I had no problems with ripping speed under Mandrake, same box,
identical Grip configs. It's Ubuntu.


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