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HOWTO: easytag
Description: Audio file tag viewer and editor
Click here for ChangeLog
NOTE: I use GNU tar >= 1.13.25 so it's -j for .tar.bz2 files,
it's safe to assume that make, gcc, binutils, fileutils/coreutils, gawk, sed, and grep are prerequisites for almost everything


# EasyTAG 1.99.13
# ===============
# If you don't feel like dealing with the source...
# Slackware does not include an EasyTAG package, but you can get one from
# LinuxPackages

# Prerequisites:
# pkg-config
# Glib >= 2.4.1
# GTK+ >= 2.4.1
# libogg and libvorbis (unless you use --disable-ogg)
# FLAC (unless you use --disable-flac)
# id3lib >= 3.7.12
# mpeg4ip (unless you use --disable-mp4)
# gettext (unless you use --disable-nls)

cd
test -f installed/easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2 &&
 mv installed/easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2 .
test ! -f easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2 &&
 wget http://download.sf.net/easytag/easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2
mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "easytag-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xjvf ~/easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2
cd easytag-1.99.13
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .
./configure
make

# Become root to install it
su

# Install it
make install

# I'm in the US and only read/write English (well), so I don't need these
find /usr/local/share/locale -type f -name easytag.mo -exec rm {} \;

# Become yourself again
exit

cd
mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/easytag-*.tar.*
mv easytag-1.99.13.tar.bz2 installed/

# /usr/local/share/pixmaps/EasyTAG.xpm can be used as a desktop icon


# If you ever want to uninstall EasyTAG, this should do it:
cd
su
test -d src/easytag-* && ( cd src/easytag-* ; make uninstall )
rm -f /usr/local/bin/easytag /usr/local/man/man1/easytag.1 \
 /usr/local/share/applications/easytag.desktop \
 /usr/local/share/pixmaps/EasyTAG.xpm
( cd /usr/local/share/easytag ; rm -f ChangeLog EasyTAG_logo.xpm )
find /usr/share/locale -type f -name easytag.mo -exec rm {} \;
exit
find ~/src -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "easytag-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
rm -f ~/installed/easytag-*.tar.*

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Last updated: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 12:06:17 -0400
Jason Englander <jason at englanders dot us>