KAudioCreator
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Changelog:

5 years ago

1.3
- no changes

1.2.95 (1.3 rc)
- bugfixes

1.2.90 (1.3 beta3):
- bugfixes
- switch from kcompactdisc to enhanced version of audiocd from kscd
for cd stuff
- removed option for ripping more than one file from one device
instead if there are 2+ drives try to rip parallel

1.2.81 (1.3 beta2):
- switched views to model/index
- add/make usable option to keep temporary ripped files

1.2.80 (1.3 beta1):
- Ported to KDE4
- Encode more than one file from disk at once (parallel with smp)
- Reworked the encoder config a bit
- other stuff I forgot

4 years ago

kiwifb

What I have always missed for years and years is a field for the cd number. And the associated entry in the wizard. Unfortunately it is not a tag in lame but other apps like clementine can set it (and it is even used in mpd to order tracks for example).

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5 years ago

google01103

adding cover image and albumartist field would be nice

album artist is used by Amarok (iirc) in setting up collection

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5 years ago

geflei

Yes, but has to wait for a later version.

A generic cover fetch for kde would be nice as we have a few apps for that (amarok, kid, audex, ka...)

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5 years ago

google01103

as best as I can tell Amarok and Audex use pretty much the same code for cover retrieval (though currently Audex's version is broke)

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5 years ago

krege

Any news?
Release? New betta? L10n include?

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6 years ago

google01103

> kaudiocreator
KCrash: Application 'kaudiocreator' crashing...
KCrash: Attempting to start /usr/lib64/kde4/libexec/drkonqi from kdeinit
sock_file=/home/smiley/.kde4/socket-circus/kdeinit4__0
QSocketNotifier: Invalid socket 10 and type 'Read', disabling...

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6 years ago

aspotashev

The last release (1.2.90) does not include translations, though KAudioCreator is translated into many languages: http://l10n.kde.org/stats/gui/trunk-kde4/po/kaudiocreator.po/

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6 years ago

valoriez

Updated blog post about Kaudiocreator: http://linuxgrandma.blogspot.com/2010/04/kaudiocreator-returns-in-kde4.html

In short, now available as part of kdemultimedia; PPA no longer needed.

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6 years ago

valoriez

Kaudiocreator is now available from K/ubuntu, as part of kdemultimedia: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+search?text=kaudiocreator

No need to build from source unless you want to. The maintainer can be reached on kde-apps: http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php/KAudioCreator?content=107645

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6 years ago

Aiwendil

"svn://anonsvn.kde.org/home/kde/trunk/extragear/multimedia/kaudiocreator" is an address for a revision control system for sourcecode (not only but mainly used for code) called subversion. With that address you can "check out" the sourcecode of an application to compile it yourself. Instruction how to do it are usually given along with the address.

But for your question about how to install kaudiocreator. How to install the program if you don't want to compile it yourself depends on your distribution. From the apt-get I guess you are either on debian or ubuntu. No idea...maybe it's easier to use a graphical frontend for the package manager like aptitude or synaptic.

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6 years ago

geflei

If you are using ubuntu you can take a look here:
https://launchpad.net/~blca/+archive/published

To build form sources:
unpack
create in the same directory a directory "build"
cd build
cmake "$1" -CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$KDEDIR -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=debugfull
make
su -c "make install"

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5 years ago

janet

~/Downloads/kaudiocreator-1.3/build$ cmake "$1" -CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$KDEDIR -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=debugfull
loading initial cache file MAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=
CMake Error: Error processing file:MAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=
CMake Error: The source directory "/home/me/Downloads/kaudiocreator-1.3/build" does not appear to contain CMakeLists.txt.
Specify --help for usage, or press the help button on the CMake GUI.

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6 years ago

thomasjfedora

Hi, when i compile kaudiocreator i get rpmlint errors like:
kaudiocreator-debuginfo.x86_64: E: world-writable /usr/src/debug/kaudiocreator-1.2.81/x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu/ui_encodefile.h 0666

You know by chance how to solve that? Or explain the reason why those files are world writable?

Thanks by the way for the KDE4 port!

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6 years ago

valoriez

Thanks to Apachelogger, package is now available at https://edge.launchpad.net/~kubuntu-ppa/+archive/beta

To add the PPA: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/beta

This will import the key. Update and then sudo apt-get install kaudiocreator

Audex is also available; somewhat of a fork of this wonderful program. Thanks so much to the programmer to porting to KDE4. I appreciate it very much!

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7 years ago

jmdennis

It would be nice to have it auto scan for other encoders that are installed such as nero and faac. I would rather have nero but would like any others. I am glad to see the program back. I missed it and still used it even though it was not for KDE 4.

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7 years ago

TomB17

This has been desperately needed since KDE 4.x was released. Thank you very much!

I'm having a hard time getting lame to encode VBR. I added "-V 2" to the command line but it still shows as 128 bits in VLC Media Player.

What am I missing?

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7 years ago

TomB17

I believe lame is working properly. The problem seems to be VLC Media Player incorrectly reporting 128kbps bit rate on it's codec page.

I've now migrated to the following parameter, "--alt-preset standard"

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7 years ago

pippo73

Hi all,

I would like to know if there is a way to add Kaudiocreator to the list of actions allowed when I insert the cd? (I hope you understand what I mean) :-\

tnx

Leo

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6 years ago

killsudo

Go to System Settings > 'Advanced' tab > Device Actions

Create a new profile for a device action and point it to the program. You can use the existing profile for "Play Audio CD with KsCD" as a guide.

Now when you insert a audio disc a option to use KAudioCreator.

The package maintainers should be able to add a option to update a system configuration file on install for this action.

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7 years ago

apachelogger

Ahoy!

Are you planning on getting KAudioCreator back into kdemultimedia, or is it going to stay in extragear?

Just asking because I am working on a Kubuntu package, and our version number depends a lot on where you are heading with KAC :)

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7 years ago

geflei

Currently I have no plans for moving it back to kdemultimedia.

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7 years ago

pippo73

This is a pity :( think about it... I was missing it in kde4 :)

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7 years ago

geflei

Hmm, I think the main thing is that it is ported to kde4 at all. And if it is packaged for distributions (like apachelogger is doing for kubuntu) there should be no difference for it to live in kdemultimedia or extragear. Also, imho more flexible releases are possible as I can only work on it if my job and girlfriend permit. :)

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7 years ago

apachelogger

Alright, thanks for the information :)

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7 years ago

pippo73

Hi,
I'm trying to compile it on a Kubunut 9.10, but I get the following error:

$ cmake --DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=$(kde4-config --prefix) .
-- Looking for Q_WS_X11
-- Looking for Q_WS_X11 - found
-- Looking for Q_WS_WIN
-- Looking for Q_WS_WIN - not found.
-- Looking for Q_WS_QWS
-- Looking for Q_WS_QWS - not found.
-- Looking for Q_WS_MAC
-- Looking for Q_WS_MAC - not found.
-- Found Qt-Version 4.5.2 (using /usr/bin/qmake)
-- Looking for XOpenDisplay in /usr/lib/libX11.so;/usr/lib/libXext.so;/usr/lib/libXft.so;/usr/lib/libXau.so;/usr/lib/libXdmcp.so
-- Looking for XOpenDisplay in /usr/lib/libX11.so;/usr/lib/libXext.so;/usr/lib/libXft.so;/usr/lib/libXau.so;/usr/lib/libXdmcp.so - found
-- Looking for gethostbyname
-- Looking for gethostbyname - found
-- Looking for connect
-- Looking for connect - found
-- Looking for remove
-- Looking for remove - found
-- Looking for shmat
-- Looking for shmat - found
-- Looking for IceConnectionNumber in ICE
-- Looking for IceConnectionNumber in ICE - found
-- Found X11: /usr/lib/libX11.so
-- Looking for include files CMAKE_HAVE_PTHREAD_H
-- Looking for include files CMAKE_HAVE_PTHREAD_H - found
-- Looking for pthread_create in pthreads
-- Looking for pthread_create in pthreads - not found
-- Looking for pthread_create in pthread
-- Looking for pthread_create in pthread - found
-- Found Threads: TRUE
-- Found Automoc4: /usr/bin/automoc4
-- Found Perl: /usr/bin/perl
-- Phonon includes NOT found!
CMake Error at /usr/share/kde4/apps/cmake/modules/FindPhonon.cmake:63 (message):
Phonon library or includes NOT found!
Call Stack (most recent call first):
/usr/share/kde4/apps/cmake/modules/FindKDE4Internal.cmake:559 (find_package)
/usr/share/cmake-2.6/Modules/FindKDE4.cmake:81 (FIND_PACKAGE)
CMakeLists.txt:7 (find_package)


-- Configuring incomplete, errors occurred!


Any idea how to fix it?

tnx

leo

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