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I'm looking for some software for my OpenSUSE, which with I would be able to organize my audio files.

I've found one, which may be good, but it's unable to run without X server (in CLI).

I'm not looking for ID3 renamers. There're maybe hundreds of them... I'm looking for software, which has its own database, or is able to communicate with some database, like CDDB, Gracenote, etc.

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so you're looking for a CLI library management tool, or a CLI interface to some library manager? – quack quixote Jun 23 '10 at 20:06
I'm looking for whatever, what can get ID3 tags from some database like CDDB, Gracenote or whatever... Because I don't have ID3 tags in my files... – Radek Simko Jun 23 '10 at 20:09
And the software should be able to run in CLI - e.g. MySoftware /var/myDirWithMusic/track1.mp3 will cause getting ID3 tags and write these tags into track1.mp3 – Radek Simko Jun 23 '10 at 20:10
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I'm not big fan of "organizers" - I do my own organization with folders, and alike, but check xmms2 (not xmms!).

xmms2 is a daemon, which tracks your collection, and is operated using some kind of client - for example standard nyxmms2 cli app.

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yeah, that's kinda what i was thinking about. i'm not very familiar with it tho; not sure if there are tag maintenance plugins for it. (i'm with you on "let me organize my own files, tyvm" tho.) :) – quack quixote Jun 23 '10 at 21:09
Yeah, until now I've been doing my organization on my own, but what if I have 10 albums in one dir and each of the track has no ID3 tag and it's name is Track%201, Track%2050 etc.? For me it's really anoying and I would rather use some organizer. I don't believe, that there's no that software, like Picard, for CLI. – Radek Simko Jun 24 '10 at 6:38
One more note - if/when you have files organized in folders - I find that the best audio player is MOC ( ) – user7385 Jun 24 '10 at 11:50

nothign quite as polished, but you chould check out beets or albumidentify In this case its more music fingerprinting and metadata you're after, rather than organisation

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