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In Nautilus, I would like to add columns displaying metadatas contained in files.

This is mostly useful with audio and pictures files:

  • Audio : Artist, album, Track Title, Year ...(ID3 Tags)
  • Photos : Date taken, Image resolution,

Columns would be editable in the standard 'View - Visible Columns' option in Nautilus

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Follow this excellent how-to: Adding metadata columns in Nautilus (Ubuntu).

Here is a screenshot I took after following the how-to:

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Works like i wanted thx ! –  teo96 Nov 16 '10 at 15:19
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There may be a problem with nautilus-python and this extension (maybe just as of Ubuntu 13.04). If so, try one of these two solutions:

1.

sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpython2.7.so.1 /usr/lib/libpython2.7.so.1
sudo ldconfig

(From https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nautilus/+bug/1157246)

2.

A ppa that fixes nautilus-python: https://launchpad.net/~mc3man/+archive/n-p-testfix

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Nautilus-columns works great and can be downloaded here:

http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu/pool/main/n/nautilus-columns/nautilus-columns_0.3.3-1~webupd8~0_all.deb

These are the columns that are added:

nautilus-columns screen shot

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Bruno Pereira Jul 10 '12 at 7:54
    
Bruno, please see my above edits. Hope this is better. :-) –  Jason Hartley Jul 10 '12 at 18:17
    
The above link doesn't seem to be working. Any mirror site? –  VedVals Nov 19 '12 at 15:28
    
VedVals, I have updated the link. –  Jason Hartley Dec 4 '12 at 22:56
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