"If you're anything like me you like lots of different
tracks on different CDs. And also like me you have your entire CD
collection in MP3 format sadly, sadly its quite difficult to take
10GBs of MP3s around with you, to play in your HiFi, your car or in
your walkman. But help is in hand, in this article I will show you
how to burn your favourite tracks onto one CD. When I did this
with Windows it involved about 10 CD swaps and took about 4 hours.
Provided you have already ripped the CDs you want to use the tracks
off of. The process is really simple."
"In this article I assume you have already configured and used
your CD writer in Linux before and that you have the cdrecord and
XMMS programs installed. These applications are so common that if
you don't have them installed then you are bound to find them as
part of your distribution. Or you can find links to download them
at Freshmeat. The newer the version the better. At the time of
writing I am running XMMS 1.2.2 and cdrecord 1.8."
"XMMS is an extremely popular MP3 player, one of its benefits is
it high modularity and support for plugins. We are going to use one
of these plugins today, the output plugin: Disk Writer Plugin. I
use this plugin rather than a stand alone command line program due
to its immense speed. First build up a playlist of the MP3s you
want to record in XMMS. Do this by choosing the Playlist Editor
option on the right hand button menu, or press Alt - E. Add items
to the playlist using the add button at the bottom of the
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