Naming mp3 files in Rhythmbox...

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Wed Mar 4 16:26:39 UTC 2009

Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> 	Back to this again. A few months ago I posted a Q to this list about 
> how to get CDs I rip named the way I want (TrackTitle--TrackArtist.mp3). 
> If you recall, I was able to do it with grip.
> 	Now, I got a similar issue. I like how Rhythmbox works (so far) with my 
> iPod, but the problem lies with when I copy music off of it. Rhytmbox 
> give me only a few options as to filename, none of which I really like.
> 	So I went into gconf editor, browsed down to apps\rhythmbox. There I 
> changed library_layout_filename to %tt--%ta. But when I re-open 
> Rhythmbox and go into the prefs, the filename area is blank. Looking 
> back in gconf, that key is changed on me... Grrr!!!
> 	Now, IIRC Rhythmbox is based on gstreamer, so I've been looking around 
> in gconf for something under gstreamer. So far no luck. I'm guessing 
> that the file name options listed in Rhythmbox (and Sound Juicer) are 
> stored in a config file somewhere? Can someone point me in the right 
> direction?

	Apparently Mathieu Leplatre opened a bug about this:

	But there's diddly for details, and it seems no one has looked at it yet...

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