How can I make my USB key look like a music player, so music is transcoded FLAC->Vorbis when transferring ?

Asked by Fabián Rodríguez

I have a collection of music encoded in FLAC.

When I transfer such music to an audio player, there are options to transcode on the fly to Ogg Vorbis. I'd like to do the same to transfer to removable media.

How can I make my removable media look and act as an audio player to Banshee ? Is there a place where I can add removable media information so it appears in Banshee's devices for synchronization/copying music ?

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Fabián Rodríguez (magicfab) said :

I asked this on Banshee's list and got an answer very quickly:

It's actually the same as with Rhythmox:

Create a .is_audio_player file on the device. You can set a few fields in this file to override the HAL device information like this:


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