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Re: Linux apps to convert music files to MP3



On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 3:35 PM, john wendel <jwendel10 comcast net> wrote:
> Jim wrote:
>>
>> I picked this up off the internet about Lame;
>> /Lame/
>>
>> In the great history of GNU naming, LAME stands for LAME Ain't an Mp3
>> Encoder. LAME is not an mp3 encoder. It is a GPL'd patch against the dist10
>> ISO demonstration source. LAME is totally incapable of producing an mp3
>> stream. It is incapable of even being compiled by itself. You need the ISO
>> source for this software to work. The ISO demonstration source is also
>> freely available, but any commercial use (including distributing free
>> encoders) may require a license agreement from FhG (Fraunhofer Gesellschaft,
>> Germany).
>>
>>
>
> Ignore this, don't believe everything you read on the internet.
>
> Install lame and read the man page.
>
> Regards,
>
> John

Do "yum info lame" for more info.

~af


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