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Re: abcde and cddb



On Mon, Nov 05, 2001 at 03:12:52PM -0500, Deedra Waters wrote:
> I'm trying to use abcde to turn songs into mp3 format, but am having a
> problem. my problem is this.
> Getting CD track info... Grabbing entire CD - tracks: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
> 11 12Looking up CD name....Getting CD info...got it.
> cddb-tool: CDDB error: 433 Unauthorized client: cddb-tool 0.1.2.1
> Creating template...done.
> 
> I don't exactly understand what this means, but was told that I need to
> change something so that it goes to a different website to find the
> information for the cd. if someone could help me with this I'd appreciate
> it.

Sounds like you've got a fairly old abcde; IIRC, the current
(testing) version uses freedb by default.

Anyhow, to fix this, open up /usr/bin/abcde in your text editor of
choice and find the line that assigns a value to CDDBURL.  Change it
to:

CDDBURL="http://freedb.freedb.org/~cddb/cddb.cgi";

and you should be good to go.

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