[PlanetCCRMA] Newbie Questions

Paul Coccoli Paul Coccoli <pcoccoli@gmail.com>
Mon Apr 11 20:12:02 2005

On Apr 11, 2005 9:54 PM, Kent R. Frazier <k5knt@cox.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I just discovered PlanetCCRMA while doing a search for information on
> copying cassette tape to CD in linux. I've searched the archives, but I
> was unable to locate an answer to my questions. Most likely I was using
> an incorrect keyword or something.
> Anyway, I'm not a professional recording engineer or musician, just your
> average home user who wants to copy some cassette tapes to CD before
> they completely self-destruct.
> I'm running Fedora Core 3 linux and I want to know if I can use the
> PlanetCCRMA low-latency kernel for "normal" desktop use or would it be
> better to use it for dedicated recording applications. Also, what
> applications would be good for a new user to use to accomplish the
> above? I've been looking at Audacity, as it seemed to have a user-
> friendly gui.
> All suggestions, comments welcome.
> Thanks,
> Kent.

I recently converted a double LP to CD (using a Planet CCRMA setup)
and I'm satisifed with the setup.  The fun part is creating the CD so
that each song is a separate track, instead of each side being a
track.  I used gcdmaster for that
(http://cdrdao.sourceforge.net/gcdmaster/).  I don't think this is
part of the planet but I found an rpm for it somewhere.  Great little