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I was wondering whether there is way to make rhythmbox fetch or find metadata automatically online for all the songs in my library. Is such a task possible?

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Unfortunately no, Rhythmbox doesn't support fetching or editing of metadata not even through plugins. But there are better alternatives available in Ubuntu repositories. I would suggest EasyTAG

EasyTAG is an utility for viewing and editing tags for MP3, MP2, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MP4/AAC, MusePack, Monkey's Audio and WavPack files. Its simple and nice GTK2 interface makes tagging easier under GNU/Linux or Windows.

You can install it by running the following command in terminal.

sudo apt-get install easytag

or search for "easytag" in Software Center and install in from there.

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It's a nice tool indeed, i guess i have found what to do for my summer vacation: rewrite my library metadata XD; Thanks for this advising me this app i was looking for something like this to if the auto mode wasn't available – BressanFranco May 12 '12 at 12:38

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