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Use this if your question is concerned with meta-tags related to audio, video or pictures. Like author-tag in case of music files, frame-rate in case of videos, EXIF tags in case of pictures, etc.

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Ubuntu restarts 3am everyday

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed the server version with no GUI. At 3am every morning the server restarts itself. I don't know where to look to see if its some setting in ubuntu. I ran the 'last' ...
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Problem with mp3 tags using youtube-dl and id3v2

In short: I ran: sudo apt install youtube-dl ffmpeg id3v2 -y echo "youtube-dl version:" youtube-dl --version echo "id3v2 version:" id3v2 --version youtube-dl --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 "https:...
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How to enable shared folders on virtual box

I have seen many different variations of instructions on how to do this but none are working for me. It was never this difficult with vmware but I am stuck with VB for now. After installing the ...
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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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Trying to install ubuntu via DVD

I'm trying to install ubuntu 17.10 via DVD onto my acer aspire v3-511. I had an issue with Windows, where it would randomly wipe everything including the OS. I'm assumin the hardrive is on its way ...
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Deep Speech install

i have just downloaded and installed Ubuntu on a new PC. I have now downloaded Deep Speech by Mozilla. I cannot find an installation file, as in windows systems, so how do I install and activate ...
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How to batch edit mp3 tag properties ubuntu?

I already installed Easytag on my Ubuntu but It's not good for editing multiple files. I want to change mp3 property information on multiple files. Does anyone know how to batch edit multiple mp3 ...
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Where can I get tag data for MP3s?

I have a large number of MP3 music tracks without MP3 tags. I would like to add the tag data. I understand the mechanics of using the various GUI tag editors as well as how to use ID3V2, but my ...
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Search multiple tags - OR instead of AND

Using KDE and just found out about the tags and how to use them. Setup I have two tags called first and second. I have a bunch of pdfs either with no tag or tagged first, second or first, second. ...
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installing ubuntu on my windows 10 laptop [duplicate]

Installing ubuntu on my windows 10 laptop, do my files and programs stay, or do I need to reinstall all my programs
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could not execute 'apt-key' to verify signature (is gnupg installed?)

I am using Ubuntu xenial (16.04.1) Problem is: kernels can not be updated or I cannot upgrade to 16.10, because after 'aptitude upgrade' or 'dorelease-upgrade -d' I get: 'could not execute 'apt-key' ...
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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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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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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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Mp3 tags from file names?

When I rip audiobook CD's to MP3's, the tracks get mixed up. Disks are not always properly tagged - I believe to discourage automated ripping and illegal copying. It appears MP3Tag will do the job, ...
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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.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Lyrics on mp3 ID-tag

Since a few years ago I stopped listening to CDs and began to listen to mp3 only. At the begining I continued to buy the CDs to support the artist, but later I started to buy the album direct online ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Need a MP3 ID3 tagger, and cover fetcher

I need to tag my MP3 library, and have tried kid3 (which was manual tagging), when I used Kubuntu 9.10 (I now use Ubuntu Meerkat) Here are the features I am hoping for: A good and clean UI. Tagging ...
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Command line MP3 and OGG tagger with picture support (cover fetcher) [duplicate]

I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg- and mp3-tagging and allows to add a picture to the tags. Currently I use lltag but that does not support pictures. dagger is the tool I ...