[sf-lug] Spare RAM
tom at greenleaftech.net
Mon Sep 10 16:05:07 PDT 2007
On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 15:52 -0700, Tom Haddon wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 12:16 -0700, Jeff Bragg wrote:
> > "Like I say, I have those installed, but the files don't seem
> > to play. I
> > think there may be a difference between DRM wma's and non-DRM
> > wma-s.
> > Anyway, will see what I can do..."
> > I think you're on the right track here. Check out
> > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=420085
> > When I worked for IODA (a digital music aggregator) we did anything we
> > needed to with wma's and other proprietary formats (e.g. Sony atrac
> > files) on a Windows farm. I don't think there's a legal way to work
> > with DRM-protected wma's on Linux (short of purchasing a license from
> > MS).
> > You may have to hook the drive up to a Windows machine and convert the
> > files to a DRM-less format. My laptop dual boots Windows and Ubuntu,
> > and I have experience with audio transcoding. I'm happy to help, if
> > any of this would be helpful.
> Hi Jeff,
> I'd like to take you up on this offer, as I got the attached nasty
> message even when trying to play the files on another Windows machine,
> so I'm really out of my depth here. Could I provide you with a CD/DVD
> (I'm not sure how many music files there are in total yet) of the music
> files, and then you could convert them? If so, let me know and we can
> arrange a time and place to meet.
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> Cheers, Tom
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