Copy Audio CD with freedb info without Internet

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Copy Audio CD with freedb info without Internet

Post#1 by Rava » 07 Apr 2018, 09:52

I want to copy / convert some audio CDs (that's legal in my country as long as I don't break any copy protection, but audio-CDs don't have any)

The issue: The PCs that should copy the CDs have no internet access.
The one Porteus PC that has access has no CD drive.

So I need a solution that lets me download the needed freedb info and then copy that info to the machines with the DVD drive, but without internet. To be able to do so, a program or script of the PCs with the DVD drive must tell me which not-really-uniq alphanumeric Disk-ID the audio CDs do have.

Sadly I have no clue which programs or scripts are able to help me with that. Does anyone of you folks know how to do that?
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Post#2 by donald » 07 Apr 2018, 14:04

To get the (CD) disc-id one can use cd-discid
The output of cd-discid:
8HexDigitID NumberOfTracks Track1StartFrame Track2StartFrame..TrackNStartFrame DiscLengthInSeconds
you need only the 8HexDigitID to query it at
http://www.freedb.org/freedb_discid_check.php

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Post#3 by Rava » 08 Apr 2018, 08:08

donald wrote:
07 Apr 2018, 14:04
To get the (CD) disc-id one can use cd-discid
Danke thats the Info I needed. I presume cd-diskid is part of Porteus?
Cannot currently check cause I am on Android. :friends:
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Post#4 by donald » 08 Apr 2018, 09:20

Rava wrote:
08 Apr 2018, 08:08
I presume cd-diskid is part of Porteus?
Nope, but cd-discid is available from slackonly via USM (~ 16 kB)

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