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Add a tag to jpeg using ExifTool

I would like help with terminal syntax code please to add a tag to jpeg files using ExifTool. I want to add general notes to some old scanned jpeg pictures of my ancestors for my kids to be able to ...
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How can I wipe clean personal metadata from multiple Windows 7 files before copying to Ubuntu?

I know how to remove personal metadata from individual Windows 7 files (R click > Properties > Details > Remove Properties and Personal Data > Create a copy with all possible properties ...
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where to find an example png file which has date and time metadata that eye-of-gnome (eog) shows

I'm using xubuntu 20.04 and have installed the eye-of-gnome (eog) on it. The version of eog is GNOME Image Viewer 3.36.3 On the right side of the eog window (which is called "Image Viewer") ...
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adding comments to photos in shotwell seems buggy

I use Shotwell (0.30.11, Ubuntu 21.04) to manage my photos. When I save a comment to a file, it displays binary comment immediately after saving. If I close and reopen Shotwell, comment is shown ...
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Looking for media organization util/app/toolkit

I've got a simple set of desired results yet I can't find what I'm looking for. There has got to be a ready-made utility for this. I'm recording and editing video, photos, and audio. I want to edit ...
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Can I provide meta tags within .htaccess on a 301 redirect?

I have a specific directory on my server: www.example.com/myfavrockgroup Within .htaccess of my server I am doing a 301 redirect: Redirect 301 /myfavrockgroup https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Go-Go%...
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How to add new metadata (title+content) to images & videos?

example: i want to add 3 unique ids to each image(in a set of 100) through a python script so that the whole process of reading and writing new metadata can be automated. How can it be done? I ve ...
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How to strip image metadata from images embedded within a pdf from the command line?

I know that exiftool is used to strip metadata from many types of files, including image file formats and pdf format. I want a way to strip metadata from images embedded in a pdf from the command line ...
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FLAC metadata analytics software

I have a large music library in FLAC files, organized thanks to EasyTag. I would like to know if is there a software capable of generating quantitative reports (and graphics) with these FLAC files ...
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Copying file timestamps

I copy files a lot, whenever I copy files I want their metadata (specifically the metadata that tells me when the file was created), to stay the same with the copy. On windows i usually just use ...
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How to find and return the names of all images containing specific metadata?

I want to find all .jpg files in my directory that contain a specific tag and copy them to a different directory. In particular, I am using GThumb which allows me to put tags to my photos - it stores ...
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How to view and manage large data in terminal?

How do I manage huge terminal outputs and data to view and analyze it all? For example when I am trying to look at the kernel with ls -lR it will output so much data that it will take me a year just ...
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how to list every single piece of information residing in gvfs-metadata?

Using gio info all we can get is info about a single (and very specific) file or, at most, files in a single (and very specific) folder. So many files exist in ~/.local/share/gvfs-metadata folder (...
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Whats the best way to edit the MetaData of home videos?

I've been digitizing my home movies using OBS. I would like to edit the Metadata Seen Here: I've looked into VLC, but any changes I make in it, dont show up here. How can I modify this data?
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Where, if anywhere, does CUPS save the file of a printed document?

I want to create a document management system where I can get the file location of each printed document from the print job history of cups. But I can't find a way to retrieve this information. I ...
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Remove Metadata from Moviefiles with bash script

I have a movie library and wanted to remove all metadata saved in any movie file. Is there a bash batch script, that removes them automatically, so that I don't have to check for every existing file? ...
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Metadata in the tar file

Scenario: I've translated the directory(MyDir) to .tar(MyDir.tar) through compress option. The directory contained some files like csv, xml, cef, etc. When i try to see the content of tar through ...
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Modifying photo's date stored inside the photo file from files name?

I am using Google's PhotScan app to scan all my old photos that are taken before the digital cameras age, and I am saving these photos using the date of the photo (example: 19821011_trip.jpg, ...
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How to remove chapters from mkv metadata

How do you remove chapters from mkv metadata on command line? Can ffpmeg be used for this?
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Can I erase all photo metadata using Gimp?

Gimp 2.10 offers the possibility to change metadata but my question is that if I edit metadata using gimp... Can I erase all photo metadata using Gimp? Or it will be some metadata I can not erase ...
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removing all image metadata using the command line using metaflac

If an image/cover art is added to a flac file using metaflac --import-picture-from="/tmp/del/image_jpg.jpg" "/tmp/del/test.flac" I can delete all metadata from a flac file using metaflac --remove-...
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How do I change "Image" tab information on a downloaded icon (PNG)?

I downloaded an icon, jester.png from FlatIcon.com. The website states that if you download without a paid membership, you must credit the author, which in this case is Freepik. In fact, here is what ...
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Recover LVM without /etc/lvm/backup/

I just thought what if I lost the LVM backup folder and I only have the HDD's belonging to my one and only Volume Group. Here is a little summary: root@ubuntu-srv:/# pvs PV VG Fmt Attr ...
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Copy face tags from one set of pictures to the same pictures in higher resolution

I have added face tags to a set of 800 pictures using digikam. I will receive the same set of pictures in higher resolution next week and wanted to know if and how I can copy these face tags from the ...
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How to include directories and subdirectories in a batch file

I found a batch file script to do the job I need to do. I posed the question of how to add directories and subdirectories recursively in the batch process in a comment on the post I got this code from,...
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how to edit/view/access the var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin

as the pkgcache.bin and scrpkgcache.bin in the folder /var/cache/apt/ contains detail information about any package, can I access to these files to edit or copy information?
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How do I add the "contains: ..." data to an mp3 file?

I am trying to get gmediaserver (v0.13.0-8) to serve all of my mp3s. Right now it sees only a portion of them. I noticed that the "file" command produces different results for the working files than ...
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how to easily remove video metadata on Ubuntu 17.10/18.04? (using GUI instead of terminal)

In Windows, I can easily removed video metadata by: right clicking on the file/files Select Details tab Click on "Remove properties and personal information" Select "Remove select properties for file"...
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Create record of bash-commands and its properties

I want to keep a history of whatever I do on bash and its output. I need to create a DB which can store command path (at command time) command start time command end time output of the command Can ...
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GVFS-WARNING **: can't init metadata tree /home/user/.local/share/gvfs-metadata/home: open: Permission denied

lately i've been getting this error whenver I start gedit and the error message seems to fill my terminal buffer. PS: a day before I used nautilius to get access to usr/loacl/MATLAB directory so ...
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gvfs-metadata and other metadata from veracrypt contrainer

I have a VeraCrypt container with valuable data. I do not want my system to store information on what is inside of this container including filenames and folder names. I have Ubuntu 17.04. ...
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How would I batch edit video file metadata for an mp4?

I have a number of mp4 files that need to contain the same metadata eg. artist & album. How can I batch edit the metadata rather than doing them one by one?
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Indexing and searching Windows keywords

In Windows I added keywords to files (mainly pictures) as metadata using details in properties menu of file where I added my keywords as Tags. The values are stored as XP Keywords, Last Keyword XMP ...
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how can i fix the backup verification on ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to do the verification on backup using the Back up now option but i got the error message: Could not restore ‘~/.cache/deja-dup/metadata’: File not found in backup Any help please?
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How to fake the format of file to an arbitrary format?

I have a 10GB .iso file with sensitive information. How can I fake its format to be a format of my choice (say .mp4) Is this method valid for any format? $ cat picture.png myiso.iso.gpg > ...
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How to rename undeleted mp4 videofiles according to "encoded date"

I recovered deleted videofiles from sd-card and now I cannot sort them by date. I can see "encoded date" with mediainfo filename. How can I use the "encoded date" to sort videos, even rename them ...
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App for deleting PDF metadata?

I was using the excellent app MAT (Metadata Anonymisation Toolkit) to delete PDF metadata but recently MAT stopped working for some reason and whenever I try to use it on .pdf files it reports: [-] ...
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How to add metadata columns in list view for Ubuntu 16.04 with Nautilus?

I have tried this line of code but it has not worked: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nautilus-columns I tried following steps given here ...
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Snap install failure: error: cannot find signatures with metadata for snap

I've been building my own snap and installing it successfully for a while now, but just today, every time I build my snap file, when I try to install it, I get... error: cannot find signatures with ...
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Long description for a directory

I store my images in this structure: YYYY/MM/DD-foo -foo is optional and a short description of the event. Sometimes I would like to store a long description for this directory. I think the answer ...
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Special characters in terminal

I am trying to set a metadata copyright notice using exiftool with exiftool -copyright="©2016 Jim Berry" *.JPG but it comes out in the images as "Copyright=©2016 Jim Berry" Why the "Â" and how ...
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"Set document metadata failed" when I run sudo gedit

I have upgraded 14.04 to 16.04 . Now I am trying to open the gedit from terminal by passing the command: sudo gedit /some/where/file.txt but it is throwing an error stating that: (gedit:2090): ...
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How to add ID3 "cover art" by command line?

I need to add ID3 cover art to some MP3 files. I need a command line tool (no GUI) but it seems that neither id3 nor id3v2 tools can do it. Any hint?
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Move part of file name to metadata

I have thousands upon thousands of songs that are named as; Artist - Song.mp3 Artist - Song.mp3 etc What I need to do is to move everything before the "-" and add it to the metadata of the file as ...
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Plex on Ubuntu Server will not update metadata

This is my first Ubuntu server so please use layman's terms. I have Ubuntu server 14.04.4 and the Plex version 0.9.16.3.1840-cece46d. So the plex server is working, I have added two movies and can ...
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Is there an app to remove tag write protection on audio files?

On Windows I used 'Mp3tag' to remove both metadata and protection in order to write other metadata. Is there an equivalent on Ubuntu?
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How to remove all metadata from a file (e.g. pdf)?

For privacy concerns, I want to remove all metadata from a document (e.g. pdf, jpg, docx, …). Metadata in general is additional information stored somehow apart the actual content like: Used Software ...
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How to batch rename JPEG files to image date, adding a count that resets for each day?

I'm using pyrenamer with my photo collection and it works great except for one issue. I want it to rename photos by their date taken metadata, with a three-digit number at the end. Each folder in my ...
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Can't Edit Music Metadata On Samba Share

I have a music library shared over samba. I connect to the samba share with an account that has rwx permissions. I'm able to verify that I can create files in the same directory as the music files as ...
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File manager with media information?

So I've been using Ubuntu for like 5 years now but I was really unhelpful when one of my juniors asked me if there was a file manager which for media containing directories can show the media ...