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Read raw data from Audio CD

I would like to read raw bytes from an Audio CD. For other optical formats like UDF or ISO 9660 I simply use: $ cat /dev/cdrom | xxd -a | head But with Audio CD it produces an error: $ cat ...
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Change double-click program for audio CD

In Windows 7 explorer, double-clicking a CD drive which currently contains an audio CD (or selecting "Play" from its context menu) plays the CD in Windows Media Player. I have VLC installed, so the ...
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piping cdparanoia through play, aplay, /dev/sound, etc

Currently I am trying to use cdparanoia to play from an audio cd directly without making any temporary files. I can play the first track of a cd realtime by doing cdparanoia -e 1 /dev/shm/tmp.wav ...
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Optical drive spins down to a halt and is unreadable

I have a burned audio CD that I'm trying to rip using iTunes on a recent vintage iMac (with a slot loading SuperDrive). I was able to import about two-thirds of the tracks before the inserted disc ...
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Making audio CDs en mass - Linux based solutions?

My mom's sings and gives away cds to people. Invariably it falls to me to have to burn cds for her, and burning 50-100 cds on a single drive is a pain. I DO have a handful of cd burners and a slightly ...
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How would I test a bunch of Audio CDs?

I have fifteen Audio CDs - an Audiobook - that I haven't used in ages. I would like to pass them on, but before doing that, I want to check whether they still work flawlessly. Is there a Windows or ...
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Cannot play audio cds on linux: “Buffer I/O error on device sr0”

I got a Thinkpad R61 with a Matshita drive and, as the title says, I cannot play audio CDs. After inserted a CD, syslog shows: Aug 26 10:39:36 localhost kernel: sr 3:0:0:0: [sr0] Result: ...
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What is the best software to convert Audio Discs to MP3s?

What is the best software to convert Audio cd's to MP3?. I have lot of old audio cd's which I would like to convert to MP3 to store it in a library?