Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox improvement suggestion

Calvin Walton <calvin.walton <at>> writes:

> On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 11:14 +0200, toni <at> wrote:
> > In my opinion it would be very great, if there would be a enhanced
> > option concerning the naming of the ripped music files. At the moment
> > you only can choose between preset entries, like "Number - Title" or
> > "Artist - Title". And i would simply be happy about a name system with
> > placeholders, so that you can name the ripped files more versitilely,
> > e.g. "%artis_(%year)_%title" or something like that.
> Hi,
> This is already possible, but the setting to change is hidden. If you
> run "gconf-editor", and navigate to the path "/apps/rhythmbox" in the
> left pane, you should see the options "library_layout_path" and
> "library_layout_filename" on the right. These contain placeholders, and
> you can change them however you like!
> The format placeholders which you can use are described in "man
> rhythmbox-client" in the "FORMAT OPTIONS" section.
> Hope that helps.

It seems that the option does not work as expected, though. When I drag and drop
files from the library to a USB mass storage recognized as a music player, the
file names and path hierarchy that I get on the storage device is always the
same, irrespective of the settings in  /apps/rhythmbox/library_layout_path and

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