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absal0m
11th July 2013, 09:47 PM
I love and hate Amazon. It is great for cheap/free Music, Tv shows, and books, but Linux support is gone. I have clamz but I have found no way to download all my music as one amz file. Anyone know how?

BBQdave
11th July 2013, 10:03 PM
Probably not the answer you want... Amazon uses a proprietary program to track and transfer music - which will not be supported in most Linux disros. From what I have read, Amazon mp3 downloads through Ubuntu One - Rhythmbox works, though I have never personally used this service.

I'm a dinosaur, I still purchase whole albums in the form of CD's - that way I have a hard copy, and can rip it into ogg vorbis :D

RupertPupkin
12th July 2013, 12:39 AM
I've had good luck downloading individual MP3's and entire MP3 albums from Amazon by using pymazon (http://code.google.com/p/pymazon/).

CronoCloud
12th July 2013, 04:15 AM
but Linux support is gone. I have clamz but I have found no way to download all my music as one amz file. Anyone know how?

You have to set a cookie on Amazon to let it just give you the AMZ's and every once in a while some Amazon web developer decides to check user agent, and prevent Linux users from getting the AMZ... easy fix is to temporarily change it.


I've had good luck downloading individual MP3's and entire MP3 albums from Amazon by using pymazon (http://code.google.com/p/pymazon/).

Yep, though every once in a while pymazon fails to download for me for some reason (intermittent issue)... but if it doesn't there's always clamz.

CronoCloud

marriedto51
12th July 2013, 08:21 AM
I've had success by using Firefox with the user agent switcher (http://chrispederick.com/work/user-agent-switcher/) add-on... First I make the add-on identify the browser as Internat Exploder 8, then navigate to Amazon's cloud player page. Then I'm able to download .amz files for entire albums, which clamz happily decodes for me.

smr54
23rd December 2015, 12:09 PM
Hi. We've all done this, but you may not have noticed that you were replying to a thread from 2013. Also, would your instructions work for Linux, or is that only for PC and Mac? (Even though the thread is old, if that now works for Linux, it would be worth knowing. )

I see you double posted--I'm guessing that the first post took a little while to show up. If that' s the case, you can delete either one of your posts.

RupertPupkin
24th December 2015, 06:19 AM
smr54, didn't you check the links he snuck into his first post? They're to some commercial "training" site in India! :) It wasn't some accident, this guy's a spammer.

smr54
24th December 2015, 03:33 PM
Missed 'em completely, to my chagrin. Thanks.