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How can i use extended attributes for file tagging in ubuntu desktop in a pratical way?

I was wondering why there is no graphical implementation of xattr in ubuntu desktop. In my opinion tagging files and folders with extended attributes is a quite convenient way to organize data. Does ...
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What application to manage a large collection of short home videos?

I am new to Linux and I am trying to find my way into the new environment, which I like more and more. But one point that is getting difficult is to manage my large collection of short home videos (...
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Tagging files on Ubuntu

How can you set tags on files on Ubuntu? I want to tag all kind of files: Images Audio Text Office Directories The only solution I found was MetaTracker. But this projects seems to be dead. How ...
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How can I tag files and search them later based on the tag?

Running Ubuntu Gnome. I have a lot of PDF and other documents and I will like to tag them. And search them later based on these tags. Even if I move the files to different folders (so, the tags stick ...
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How to tag folders in Ubuntu?

I need to manage all my Git repositories tagging them in order to be able to check for tag-related projects afterwards. Is there any solution integrated with Nautilus?
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Managing Information: voicemail-mp3's/transcripts/notes + txt msgs. Do I need a database?

I'm looking to manage a large collection of recorded voicemail messages, which come along with machine generated transcripts and to which I have added my notes. I also have text messages and letters ...
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Tagging files, not just images

How can I tag files in Ubuntu? I know how to tag images with shotwell, but I want to tag all files (text, audio, ...) not just images.
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tracker-tag returns “Files aren't indexed”

I'm trying to use tracker-tag as suggested here. However, whenever I try to add a tag to a file using tracker-tag -a TAGNAME FILE, it returns Files do not exist or aren't indexed Obviously, the ...
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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 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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How to fix ogg tags?

I am searching a command-line tagging tool that supports ogg-tagging and allows to change encoding to the tags.
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Where to find file tag options in Ubuntu 12.04?

This link mentioned tags associated with files. http://www.iloveubuntu.net/nautilus-receives-tags-ubuntu-1204-lts But I cannot find it on my Linux 12.04. Thanks in advance.
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How to organize my 1000s of PDF?

I have a huge collection of PDF. Mostly it consists of research papers, of self-created documents but also of scanned documents. Right now I drop them all in one folder and give them precise names ...
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How to tag and manage my manga comic collection?

I have a large number of manga (Japanese comics) loosely organized in compressed folders per story, which I sorted into folders by the category of authors. Is there an application that could add tags ...
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How to automount all external devices with read & write privileges? (Cannot edit tags of files from external drive)

I do not have enough understanding of this issue for the moment but please bear with me and I'll edit/improve the question to make it of more general scope as soon as I get proper help and I better ...
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Add tags to an Ogg Opus file

I usually tag Ogg Vorbis files with EasyTAG 2.1.7. Now, I want to produce Ogg Opus files, and I'm not able to write tags into the file. EasyTAG bears about Ogg file not having a Vorbis or a Speex ...
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Music store - Is it safe to edit tags of music purchased on Ubuntu One?

Is it safe to tamper with tags of files in ~/.ubuntuone/Purchased from Ubuntu One, if the folder is synced locally ?
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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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Tagging photographs

I am trying to organize my photographs with tags. The last time I have been doing this was about three years ago, so I have a lot of pictures to organize. All of the photographs should have correct ...
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How to change the recorded date of a video?

I have 4 videos on my laptop which I took last year in April. But in Shotwell it shows me that it was taken in 23.04.1945. How to change this recorded date of the video?
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How can I edit video tags?

I'm trying to edit the tags (title, artist, year etc) of a .mkv file with VLC Player. I open the video and select Tools > Media information (or ctrl+i). Then I do the changes I want and click in Save ...
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How to search for files by tags?

I can tag files with nautilus but haven't found a solution to find files by tags so far. Tracker-search-tool doesn't offer to search for tags, nor does Nautilus, nor any other application I'm aware of....
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Folder tagging?

Is there any program that can tag folders? I have different files within a folder and there are to many folders, if I could tag each folder (contrary to tag each file) then it would be very easy for ...
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Is there a good method to create a keyword cloud in Ubuntu?

So I have a pretty big server full of all sorts of Open/Office files, engineering data and whathaveyou and I was looking for a good way to index all of the data and create a tag or keyword cloud. Is ...
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Tag and manage video files

I have lots of video files on my hard drive and I want to manage and sort them using tags. So my question is: What do you think is the best way to do this?
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Howto convert audio files to *.m4a?

I want to convert a lot of *.flac and some high bitrate *.mp3 files to *.m4a files. I want to use a fixed bitrate of 192kb (stereo) and want to keep the audiotags (except of, obviously, the tag "...