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Re: Mp3 Encoding (and Virtual Machine Software for Wheezy?)

18/05/2011 21:25, Tin Kidneys wrote:
> On 05/18/2011 03:16 AM, Chen Wei wrote:
>> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:35:01AM -0400, Tin Kidneys wrote:
>>> I just purchased a Sony E-Series Walkman,&  don't have any album
>>> artwork showing on mp3's i just encoded using my Debian Wheezy
>>> system (my lame libraries are from debian-multimedia.org).
>>> Some of the mp3's i added were actually showing artwork, so i ran
>>> those files through my hex editor and discovered the problem was the
>>> version of lame i was encoding with. The mp3's i encoded using my
>>> Debian (Wheezy) system, the artwork was not showing. But the older
>>> mp3's i was adding... their album's artwork WAS showing.
>> It might not be the version of lame, but the version of id3 tag cause
>> the problem. I'd like suggest you start troubleshooting by compare the
>> id3 tag version, or use a tag editor, easytag for example, to rewrite
>> the mp3 tag in the version that Sony mp3 supported.
>>> Install a virtual machine, load the older libraries,&  do my
>>> encoding there. However, my issue is i don't know of any virtual
>>> machine software available for Debian Wheezy (amd64). Do you guys
>>> know of any?
>> virtualbox
> Thanks for the response. All tags on mp3's which are currently showing &
> not showing artwork are in ID3v2.3, so the issue is not ID3 tags.
> Also, VirtualBox is not available for Wheezy (amd64), and neither is
> VMWare.

Hi, assuming you are talking about the Oracle Virtualbox, Squeeze
version works fine on wheezy/Sid (amd64), just add:

deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian squeeze contrib

to your sources.list.

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