Saving music files

Rich Rudnick rich at
Thu Mar 6 22:54:50 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
> Rich Rudnick wrote:
>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>     I have tried to make Ryhm Box and cd ripper to take files off my 
>>> music cd-rom's  in the mp3 format.  It will save them fine in .ogg but 
>>> my stuff can't use that format.  In the Help for ripper it tells how to 
>>> make an .mp3 but for me it doesn't work.
>>>     Has anyone EVER saved music files from a cd-rom in mp3 format? Is 
>>> there another way to do this?

>> First, make sure you have ubuntu-restricted-extras installed. 
>     I tried # apt-get install and it has a place it stops and I can't 
> say yes in the Terminal. Is there another way to do this?

That's very odd, you should only have to hit y and return.

You can also go to system->admin->synaptic package manager, and search
(ctrl-f) for ubuntu restricted extras, right click the package and
select Mark for installation. Then hit the Apply button.

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