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How to read mp3 tags in shell?

Is there a way to read the mp3 tags of a file from the shell? Something like: mp3tags MyFile.mp3 author should output the author-tag of an mp3-file.
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How can I fetch lyrics for all my music and store them within the files?

I have a large music library (most of them are .mp3 & .m4a) and none of them have lyrics. Is there any program or plug-in that automatically adds lyrics to all of my music by querying the internet?...
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What does Banshee need to recognize an audio book?

I do have a few audio books, but Banshee doesn't recognize them. What prerequisites have the files to meet to be recognized by Banshee as an audio book? Is it a one or more mp3 tags or a special ...
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2answers
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GUI program to record internet radio with songs tags (title, artist, etc.)?

In Windows I like Screamer Radio, and I know that are others like RarmaRadio, programs which can record radio music and also save the proper titles, artist names, etc. Is there such a program in ...
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3answers
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What options exist for viewing mp4 tags in list view? [duplicate]

I have several mp4 videos. When using Windows7 Explorer I can create a details view (or list view) of the mp4 tag information on these videos, which makes it easy to organize them by genre, title, ...
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Sort albums by date in Banshee

Banshee has an option - sort albums by release date, not by name, but turning it on do nothing. All tags are filled correctly. Is at a bug or I miss something?
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1answer
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Add tags or annotations to text files

I have a lot of similar text files - data in csv format etc. - that differ only in minor aspects (data normalized or not normalized...). It is very difficult to find meaningful names for the different ...
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2answers
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I am looking for app to remove exif tags

I am looking for application not to viewing, but to removing exif tags from photos. I know, that I can do it by opening file in text editor, but I hope that there is nice app for this. Can somebody ...
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What metadata does Shotwell not add to photos?

Shotwell stores the following information in its own database: tag, title, rating, event and photo transformation (have I missed anything?). It also has the option to "Write tags, titles, and other ...
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Why won't Sylpheed send or receive?

I have just installed Sylpheed but it neither receives nor sends emails. I selected IMAP and clicked Forward. Entered my email address ‘youruser@riseup.net’. Give the account a name and clicked ...
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How to remove duplicate imported photos in Shotwell

I've noticed that Shotwell has imported many images twice (e.g. from my camera SD card). Apparently the duplicate detection is buggy once a photo is imported, tagged and then re-imported. I have "...
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1answer
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My music seems to be in “unknown artist” in everywhere but banshee

recently Banshee has decided to change my ogg files to "unknown artist" everywhere else but Banshee. I don't know what's wrong with them but Ubuntu One and Android Music player can't read the artist ...
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Write tags from collection to files in amarok

Sorry if that question is a bit peculiar but is there a way in amarok to have it write back the tags from its database to the files composing its collection? I ask because on my dual-boot machine ...
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1answer
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What Software to Use for Tagging/Annotating/Commenting/Highlighting Video Footage?

My Question in a Nutshell I’m looking for a tool with which I can easily organize/manage the video footage I have recorded. I don’t want to only tag the video clip files themselves, though; I would ...
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1answer
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Can I add or change search tags in Unity's Dash

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I use two languages English and Russian. So i need to switch all the time to English to find and launch applications, for example Clementine. Is it possible that I set ...
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500 GB Hard disk showing only 465 GB after installing ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 7 and then formatting the whole drive [duplicate]

Tried to install ubuntu alongside windows 7. I formatted my hard drive a couple of times to make both the OSs work together. But now when i tried to format the whole 500 gb hard drive to install ...
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1answer
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How do I subscribe a launchpad.net team to all bugs that have a specific tag in a specific project?

I would like to subscribe my team to all bugs that have a certain tag in a certain project. This should be possible according to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+bug/151129 But I can't find ...
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MAAS - use different preseeds-scripts based on zone or tag

I would like to use different preseeds-scripts based on the MAAS zone. But I think this isn't possible at the moment, maybe there is another solution how to use different preseeds-scripts based on ...
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1answer
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How to automatically add meta-tags to screenshot?

I was wondering if there is a way to automatically add a given meta-tag to the screen-shots taken on pressing print screen key. It would really be a time-saver because I upload many screen-shots to ...
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Display a column showing the tags set by Dolphin

In Dolphin 2 you can add tags to files, but you can't add a column in the detailed view to display them. Is there a way to select files based on their tags ?
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1answer
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Video files (AVI) tags editor?

I would like to change tags of ordinary video files (AVI container). Are there any video file (AVI) tag editors available in Ubuntu ?
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Is there a music player in 16.04 displaying the full date tag of ogg files, not only the year?

The DATE tag of most ogg files in my music collection follows ISO standard DATE=YYYY-MM-DD as allowed (and even recommended) in: https://wiki.xiph.org/VorbisComment#Date_and_time . I used to play ...
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Is there a good way to tag files and directories?

I have files and directories stored in multiple ways, some at my home directory, some in Dropbox and some in TrueCrypt volume files. I would like to be able to add tags to files and directories such ...
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1answer
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having trouble with broadband modem connection in ubuntu 15.10

having trouble with broadband modem connection in Ubuntu 15.10 it will sometimes recognize and connect for some minutes and stop, while sometimes it does not even connect.
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Trusty Images for Openstack

I 'm in the prozess of creating Trusty images for Openstack. What I have noticed is that the net-install with preseed creates an image of 1.9 GB. I just need a VM with openssh. Is it possible to ...
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Tagging files in Nautilus [duplicate]

I would like to be able to add tags to images files by right clicking in the image file and be able to search by tags directly in nautilus without using an app like shotwell. Is there anyway to do ...
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2answers
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How can I select all untagged photos in Shotwell?

I would like to be able, to select all untagged and tagged photos in Shotwell separately, so that I may tag and re-tag them. How can I do this?
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1answer
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Completely Factory Reset my computer help! [closed]

I am not happy with the results of an overwrite of windows 7 with Linux. My laptop never came with a Windows 7 installation disc, yet I'd love to go back to Windows 7. How would I go about doing this? ...
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1answer
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Metax alternative for Linux

I have used the Metax program on my Windows that works great for video, and was wondering if there was a Linux video, mp4, movie and TV show editor out there. I tried using EasyTAG to do it, but it ...
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0answers
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Ape files (Monkey's Audio): How to create them under Xenial?

I have seen plenty of useful information on Ask Ubuntu about how to play Monkey's Audio or APE files. However I would like to: Create these files from a collection of wav files using either command ...
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1answer
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Where is kernel.release generated and updated?

There a file include/config/kernel.release in Linux kernel source. It contains version of the kernel (for example 4.6.0-rc4+). As I know this value is generated from nearest tag of git. I want to ...
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is there a way to cleanly have separate partitions for kernel and applications?

I have a separate partition for /home, but the 20gb i reserved for xubuntu os is starting to get full. I don't really want to have to repartition the entire disk.
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Problem at start up with Windows 7

I get the option of selecting windows 7 or ubuntu at start up. I select Ubuntu and after a countdown a failed message flashes across the screen.Too quick to catch the exact message as it doesn't stay ...
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Ubuntu - Wine _ ESword

I was using wine and Esword but after the last Ubuntu update the Bible program 9 starts ok ) but then just stalls. I have allowed it to run for 20 mins but it juts stalls an dI have to shut down and ...
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0answers
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How to Tag music files according to folder structure

Unfortunately I lost my music tags, when converting my library to opus. So I am looking for a way to tag multiple music files according to their filepath. All my music files are stored in a folder ...
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0answers
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Viewing movies on tv from laptop

I have a Asus A52F laptop and I ran an HDMI cable from laptop to the TV so I could watch online movies. Well it does not work, I have looked around in the software center, but can't find the right app....
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1answer
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MP3 Tag editing with an encrypted home directory

Why can MP3 tag editors not access my encrypted home directory? I've tried EasyTAG, puddletag, and MP3 Diags... It seems to be a permission issue, but Banshee can play/edit my music files no problem....
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1answer
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Rhytmbox alternative for built-in tags

I have tracks in formats that either not supported for tagging in Rhytmbox or don't have any tagging support at all and I want to scrobble them, which, naturally, requires at least artist and track ...
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switch to root access on a terminal session [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I would like to create a root user along with the admin account that was setup during installation. The default admin account does not have a root privilege.