problem tagging files with amarok

Knapp magick.crow at
Fri Mar 19 14:27:17 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Myriam Schweingruber
<myriam at> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:32, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978 at> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm running kubuntu updated but I'm experiencing an annoying problem with
>> amarok: some files are not tagged as I'd like. Each time I try to edit tags the
>> program does not present any error to me but the files keep the same old tags.
>> This happens only with a few files, but I'm not finding any motivations, since
>> permissions are ok. I've tried to execute the application from the console, to
>> see if there was an error showing up, but nothing. Is there a way to get
>> information about why the tagging is failing?
> Could you maybe start with telling us which exact Amarok version and
> KDE version you are using? There have been huge changes sin 2.2.0
> which is the default version on Kubuntu 9.10, and Amarok 2.3 has just
> been released.
> If your version is older, you really should upgrade, as described
> here:
> If you upgrade from an even older version than 2.2.0, make sure you do
> a full collection rescan, followed by a restart, since there were
> MySQL version changes in between that can cause a wrong display in the
> CollectionBrowser.
> If you need to tag more than the occasional file, you should consider
> a mass tagging software like kid3, easytag or picard, Amarok is not
> meant to be used as a mass-tagging software.
> Regards, Myriam.

Is that a safe upgrade? I see that it also upgrades your KDE!
Douglas E Knapp

Open Source Sci-Fi mmoRPG Game project.

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