mpegrec (and wavrec, which is bundled with this program) provide direct-to-disk recording of wav and mp3 files from your sound card. 'lame' is required for mpegrec to encode audio on-the-fly to mp3. mpegrec is a simple, multithreaded (and multi-buffering) C application. It has been tested on a dual PII-450 running Linux Mandrake 7.0 with a Soundblaster PCI128 and works well capturing audio at 44.1kHz stereo directly to a 192kb mp3 file. The commandline interface is simple and allows recording for a specified number of seconds, or until Control-C is hit.
Mpserv is an architecture for playing MP3s distributed throughout a LAN or high-speed WAN. The core is the server which houses a database of song titles available through the network. Clients connect to this server and request songs to be played on the stereo connected to the server machine. The modular design allows for third party clients to be created with any interface. Included is a ripper/encoder for adding your music to the available database of titles. A sample client is also provided, written in perl/gtk.