Banshee is a nice music player and CD ripper. In Edit → Preferences → Source Specific → Source: Music I can configure the folder hierarchy. This folder hierarchy will be used when I rip a new CD.

Folder hierarchy options

My pet peeve is that I just have these limited options. I've been ripping my CDs for 20 years as %Year% - %Album Artist%. This way, when I list a directory, the artists albums are chronologically ordered, allowing me to see their career evolution.

Is there a hidden setting that allow me to create new options for Banshee Folder Hierarchy?

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Ops! Asking for a hidden setting, I've remembered about the existence of gconf-editor. So:

sudo apt-get install gconf-editor

And changed the settings below:


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