A Simple Bash Shell Script to Convert MP3s to Ogg Vorbis

Posted by acrossad on Jan 10, 2012 10:43 AM EDT
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I don't like the mp3 format at all. I try to avoid it. I recently bought a couple of jazz songs from Amazon in mp3 format. In this tutorial, I'll show you a simple Bash shell script that you can use to convert mp3s to Ogg vorbis on your GNU/Linux system.

Before running the script, you will need to have mpg321 and vorbis-tools installed. On a yum-based system such as Fedora, you would install them as follows:

Open a command line terminal. Become the root user by entering "su", and entering your root password. Type "yum install mpg321 vorbis-tools" and hit [ENTER].

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