User:PBryan/mbdiscid

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mbdiscid

Description

The mbdiscid script will compute the MusicBrainz disc ID for an inserted disc, and either:

  • submit the disc ID to MusicBrainz through a browser, or
  • print the disc ID of the inserted disc.

Dependencies

Notes

  • This script is tested on Ubuntu 8.10; mileage may vary on other platforms.

Download

License

Usage

Usage: mbdiscid [options]

Options

  • Option Description Default
    --action=action Action to perform. submit
    --browser=program Name of program to execute as browser. sensible-browser
    --device=device CD-ROM device to query. /dev/cdrom
    --help Display this help message.
    --mbserver=server MusicBrainz server to query. musicbrainz.org
    --quiet Quiet operation, no screen output.
    --verbose Verbose output of progress information.

Actions

The --action option determines what action this script should perform. The choices are:

  • Action Description
    print Print the disc ID of the inserted disc.
    submit Submit the disc ID to MusicBrainz through browser.

Configuration file

You can store persistent command-line options in a file called .mbdiscid in your home directory. They will be read as defaults prior to processing any passed command-line options.

Changelog

0.7 (2009-01-13)

  • Support discs with multiple data tracks. (IRC: nikki)

0.6 (2009-01-07)

  • Initial version released to MusicBrainz.