lame converts music-CD/wav-file to mp3? how?

Simon Barner barner at
Mon Dec 8 03:53:45 PST 2003

> What's a not too complicated way of converting music CD's to mp3 files?

I prefer this port: audio/ripit. It handles everything for you: ripping,
cddb lookup, conversion to mp3, ...
> So far I failed using lame: I could create wav files and play them with 
> x11amp.

Perhaps x11amp is not able to play mp3 with variable bitrate. You could
try mpg123 or xmms instead.

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