Bug#509787: please suggest the installation of an mp3 encoder package to enable mp3 ripping

Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Sat Dec 27 21:17:31 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-12-26 at 09:17 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> Can you please suggest the installation of lame somewhere, so that the
> user has a hint of what is missing to rip CDs as mp3 files? Currently
> there is no clue whatsoever ...
> Cheers.
> PS yes, I know that there are no lame/gstreamer*-lame in the official
>    Debian archive, but I believe that for several users knowing that
>    lame is missing will be enough to know where to find it

Isn't it against policy to recommend a package which can't be installed
on a standard Debian install?

Ross Burton                                 mail: ross at burtonini.com
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