Ripping on Linux
Make sure to install the latest version of Whipper for your distribution.
Skip to Ripping if you already have everything setup and wish to skip to the ripping part of the guide.
The following should be done once when setting up the program.
Configure drive settings.
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$ whipper drive analyze INFO:whipper.command.drive:cdparanoia can defeat the audio cache on this drive INFO:whipper.command.drive:adding drive cache behaviour to configuration file
Insert the most popular disc you own in the drive and configure AccurateRip.
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$ whipper offset find INFO:whipper.command.offset:checking device /dev/sr0 Track 1 finished, found 5 Q sub-channels with CRC errors Track 2 finished, found 18 Q sub-channels with CRC errors INFO:whipper.command.offset:trying read offset 6... INFO:whipper.command.offset:offset of device is likely 6, confirming... Read offset of device is: 6. INFO:whipper.command.offset:adding read offset to configuration file
If the offset could not be configured, find the offset for your drive from the AccurateRip Drive Offsets page and manually set
read_offset = [num] in
Possible locations for
Insert a disc and start ripping.
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If the disc is a CD-R, add the --cdr flag.
If the disc has multiple matches, specify one with the -R [release_id] flag.
If the release does not exist on MusicBrainz, you can add it yourself.
- Check the rip log with a logchecker. See Ripping CDs
- Add a high quality cover. See Finding Artwork
- Make scans of your physical release. See Scanning Releases
Salty | Created 2021/10/28 | Updated 2021/10/30