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This short tutorial describes how to burn an Audio Cd using [[K3b|K3b]] - the KDE Burning Program.
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This short tutorial describes how to burn an Audio Cd using [[Special:myLanguage/K3b|K3b]] - the KDE Burning Program.
  
 
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* Start '''[[K3b|K3b]]''' (you can find it in the menu by typing '''k3b''').
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* Start [[Special:myLanguage/K3b|K3b]] (you can find it in the menu by typing '''k3b''').
* At the bottom half of the '''[[K3b|K3b]]''' window click on '''New Audio CD Project'''
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* At the bottom half of the [[Special:myLanguage/K3b|K3b]] window click on <menuchoice>New Audio CD Project</menuchoice>
  
 
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You need to prepare (convert) the music files to wav-format before '''[[K3b|K3b]]''' can handle them. There are many tools available for this on Linux (too many). We will use the '''[http://pacpl.sourceforge.net Perl Audio Converter]''' here. It integrates nicely into '''[[Dolphin|Dolphin]]'''.
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You need to prepare (convert) the music files to wav-format before [[Special:myLanguage/K3b|K3b]] can handle them. There are many tools available for this on Linux (too many). We will use the [http://pacpl.sourceforge.net Perl Audio Converter] here. It integrates nicely into [[Special:myLanguage/Dolphin|Dolphin]].
  
 
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* Install '''kde4-papcl''' or a similarly named package using your distributions software manager.
 
* Install '''kde4-papcl''' or a similarly named package using your distributions software manager.
* Go to the folder containing your music files in '''[[Dolphin|Dolphin]]'''.
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* Go to the folder containing your music files in [[Special:myLanguage/Dolphin|Dolphin]].
 
* Right click on the files you want to convert.
 
* Right click on the files you want to convert.
* Navigate to '''Actions -> PAPCL-Convert -> To WAV''' in the menu.
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* Navigate to <menuchoice>Actions -> PAPCL-Convert -> To WAV</menuchoice> in the menu.
 
* Wait till it informs you that the job has been finished.
 
* Wait till it informs you that the job has been finished.
* Now you can go back to '''[[K3b|K3b]]''' and add the new WAV-files.
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Insert a blank CD-R or CD-RW disc into your cd-writer and click on '''Burn'''. In the upcomming dialog check if you like the presets and when done click on '''Burn'''. The CD will now be burned for you.
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Insert a blank CD-R or CD-RW disc into your cd-writer and click on <menuchoice>Burn</menuchoice>. In the upcomming dialog check if you like the presets and when done click on <menuchoice>Burn</menuchoice>. The CD will now be burned for you.
  
 
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This short tutorial describes how to burn an Audio Cd using K3b - the KDE Burning Program.

Starting a Audio CD Project

  • Start K3b (you can find it in the menu by typing k3b).
  • At the bottom half of the K3b window click on New Audio CD Project

Copy your music files to the CD

If you are lucky

K3b can convert quite some audio formats automatically for you. Just click on the files you want in the upper half (navigation area) and they will be added to your CD.

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Note
Most distributions will not install the necessary packages by default. You need to look for a package called k3b-codecs or similar in your distributions software manager. In some cases you need to add another repository (packman for openSUSE).


Otherwise

You need to prepare (convert) the music files to wav-format before K3b can handle them. There are many tools available for this on Linux (too many). We will use the Perl Audio Converter here. It integrates nicely into Dolphin.

  • Install kde4-papcl or a similarly named package using your distributions software manager.
  • Go to the folder containing your music files in Dolphin.
  • Right click on the files you want to convert.
  • Navigate to Actions -> PAPCL-Convert -> To WAV in the menu.
  • Wait till it informs you that the job has been finished.
  • Now you can go back to K3b and add the new WAV-files.
  • To do so click on the file you want to add.

Edit the title information

You can give the tracks titles or import those from CDDB (a online service for track names). To do so double click on the track (lower half of the window).

Burn the CD

Insert a blank CD-R or CD-RW disc into your cd-writer and click on Burn. In the upcomming dialog check if you like the presets and when done click on Burn. The CD will now be burned for you.


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