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Where is metadata for PDF files? Can I insert metadata into any PDF file?

I have many files of music; with the program mp3Tag, I had organized all of it. I have the correct metadata as it allows. I am looking for a free software that does the same, but for PDF files.
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Adding metadata to opus file from command line

I have a collection of opus music files that needs tagging and a text file containing the appropriate tags. I'm trying to accomplish the tagging through a Python script but I need a way to edit the ...
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How to tag everything stored in a Linux filesystem?

How would I accomplish the following in Linux using the BTRFS filesystem? In Mac OS X El Capitan you can use tags to organize files. You can tag files and folders to make them easier to find. Tags ...
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When to tag physical ports on private VLANs?

8 port router over two switches (4+4) Using kernel 2.6.x I'm trying to setup private VLANs to enable port isolation on this router. Each physical Ethernet port should only be able to communicate ...
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Adding tags to files (PDFs) and process from the command-line or script

I want to add tags to my files (in this case to PDF files) so I can search for them in the filesystem and then process the result from the command-line or in a script. Is there a linux-tool that can ...
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ALBUMARTIST tag is not known for mp4

In ncmpcpp (an itunes-like ncurses client for mpd) I sort my music files by ALBUMARTIST tag. In my collection I have mp4 files, then mp4 doesn’t support ALBUMARTIST tag and all mp4 goe to “empty” ...
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Tagging AAC problems (Kubuntu 16.04 + various apps)

I have some AAC files which I've extracted with MP4Box form MP4 videos. I've been trying to find a (preferably GUI) application to tag them with a title, year etc. - and failing: Amarok - pretends to ...
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Replace file name with title in multiple audio files

I want a CLI or GUI solution for replacing file name of each file with the title of that file. I have multiple radio podcasts with file names that do not properly show the content. That is visible in ...
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Music players that have 'Open CD' option and that show tracks' titles?

I should restrict this question to KDE, but the non-KDE-specific players may very well work. I am surprised how many Linux audio players (and video/multimedia players too) lack the simple option of ...
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How to check-in annotated tags?

Our project recently moved from Sourceforge to GitHub. The migration did not include the subversion tags. I have very little Git skill, so I used 2.6 Git Basics - Tagging as a guide. I performed a ...
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How to remove the APE tag in an MP3 file?

An MP3 file can support three different types of tags (that I am aware of): ID3V1, ID3V2.4 and APE. I would like to know how to remove an APE tag in an MP3 file or files, since it is giving me ...
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Why can't I edit the tags of some mp3 files?

I am having this weird problem while trying to edit the tags of my music library: I modify them with EasyTAG and there seems to be no problem (VLC recognizes the changes I make), but I then transfer ...
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Command line tool to fingerprint and tag MP3

I have a large collection of MP3 files, accumulated over the years. The collection is intermittently tagged, and many filenames are totally nondescript as well (e.g. file01.mp3, file02.mp3, etc). The ...
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Edit a file via a script yet maintain the osx tags

On OSX you can have tags which allows you to identify different categories of files. Here are two text files with different tags when viewed in Finder: I have a large number of these files and have ...
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Mapping metadata with avconv does not work

The way I understand man avconv (version 9.16-6:9.16-0ubuntu0.14.04.1), the following command should convert input.ogg to output.mp3 and carry over metadata: avconv -i input.ogg -map_metadata 0 ...
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MP3 tags Cyrillic chars

I have some mp3 files with Cyrillic chars on file names and also on their tags. I'm using audacious to play them. See the file info below: Is it possible to change some encoding to show the contents ...
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get free string genre id3-tag and not only genre number in bash script

I'd like to read the id3-genre tag within a bash script. I tried id3tool, eyeD3, etc -- but these tools just support the genre number. How to get the free string genre tag? My music players (Amarok, ...
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command line tool to remove selected tags from mp3 files

Using MP3 Diags to clean up my mp3 collection, I've discovered that in addition to the ID3v2 tag, some files also have a Lyrics3, ID3v1, and some an APE tag. Are there command line tools out there to ...
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Fast incremental searching of files from shell

I like the command-t script in vim editor that is able to intelligently and incrementally search for files. Is there some similar program that is able to search from shell? It would be great if it ...
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Mass .flac --> .mp3 transcoding: How to write a shell script that preserves ID3 tag information?

In recent weeks I've gone from a fairly 'hands-on' approach to .flac --> .mp3 transcoding, to one that's far more 'set & forget'. The first step was to stop using a GUI front end (Audacity with a ...
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Which MP3 tagging tool for Linux? [closed]

Which application would you recommend for Linux to tag MP3s? Under Windows I used to use Tag&Rename and liked it a lot; it works well under Wine, but I want something that runs natively.