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

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at ubuntu.com
Sat Dec 27 21:41:44 UTC 2008

Ross Burton wrote:
> 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?

Right. Joss has mentioned them in the long description, and added them to Suggests.


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