[Slackbuilds-users] Grip update recommended -> latest version builds, installs and runs just fine

David Woodfall dave at dawoodfall.net
Sun Jun 26 23:34:22 UTC 2011

On (21:01 26/06/11), Nicolas Kovacs <info at microlinux.fr> put forth the proposition:
>Le 26/06/2011 20:39, Grigorios Bouzakis a écrit :
>>Slackware itself provides at least two
>>applications that are capable of doing everything grip does, both
>>requiring KDE.
>As an off-topic aside, I've found an interesting detail for KDE users 
>while searching around for audio-ripping apps. Since it's not obvious 
>- at least it doesn't seem to me - I decided to share it here.
>When you insert an audio CD and open it in Dolphin, there's a short 
>CDDB search going on, an you eventually see the track titles in a 
>folder, along with some mysterious FLAC, OGG and MP3 folders. Now 
>simply split this folder view and drag one of the folders to some 
>other location. This starts an automagic ripping process.
>You can also directly open the CD in Dolphin using the audiocd:/ 
>kioslave protocol. One of those well-hidden easter eggs that make 
>working with KDE so enjoyable.
>Following Murphy's law, I only discovered this function *after* 
>having built Grip successfully :o)

This is great, but I for one use grip as a lightweight CD player more
than ripper. Since the demise of kscd there isn't really much of an

I do use workbone though but grip can be easier to get on with on a
laptop with no numpad.

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