From the O'Reilly "Hacks" series comes Linux Multimedia Hacks, a primer on how to handle audio, video and visual tasks from the Linux platform. You can run DVDs, create MP3s and connect to your iPod.
Chapter 2, "Audio," of Linux Multimedia Hacks recommends specific audio players along with the hacks necessary for the audio extraction process. You can tag and encode as well as scratch your audio files. Chapter 2 comes complete with code and commands to implement all of this and more.
Excerpted from Linux Multimedia Hacks Hacks, First edition by Kyle Rankin (ISBN: 0-596-10076-0). Copyright © 2006 O'Reilly Media, Inc. All rights reserved.
This was first published in February 2006