Music collection catalogin

Tom Masterson kd7cyu at
Sun Feb 20 16:15:12 UTC 2011

What I am looking for is something that looks at the cd, grabs the 
information required to look at something like cddb and give back the 
artist, tracks, tec and store it in a database.  Yes I know I can write 
something and yes I have the know how to do it but unlike some I don't 
believe in reinventing the wheel.  If it already exists in some form then 
why should I rewrite it?

I know souch things exist for windows so I am asking if they exist for 


On Sat, 19 Feb 2011, Jude DaShiell wrote:

> This is Linux and it has cataloging software.  The cataloging software is
> very powerful and has names like mysql and postgresql.  Both programs have
> tutorials available on the internet to get first time users up and
> running.  With these programs though, you get to construct any kind of
> catalog you want for any purpose.  You get lots more flexibility and
> control that way.  Very probably music catalogs do exist others have
> already built in mysql and postgresql, but if those catalogs aren't set up
> the way you want you're going to have to learn their source code before
> you can make your own desired modifications. On Sat, 19 Feb 2011, Hart
> Larry wrote:
>> Well Tom, while I don't know of any software, what I do is either move or
>> download items based on a jonra or decade.
>> For example, if I run a ls inside an mp3 directory, we get
>> 70s
>> 80s
>> 90s
>> airchex
>> baseball
>> books
>> boxing
>> country
>> cristian
>> dance
>> dec-talk
>> disco
>> folk
>> holiday
>> jewish
>> jingles
>> jpost
>> mp3-trim
>> mutella
>> news
>> novelty
>> oldies
>> overnet
>> radio
>> rap
>> rave
>> rockabilly
>> spanish
>> sports
>> weather
>> Obviously 2 of these were file sharing programs where I would conveniently
>> save items until they were moved to a catagory.  I have the same plan for any
>> music videos.
>> Hart
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