glyrc - search engine for music-related metadata
C] glyrc GETTER [options] ]
where GETTER must be one of:
-f --from String
Providers from where to get metadata. Refer to glyrc [em]list for a full list
-w --write Path
Write metadata to the dir d, or filename d, special values stdout, stderr and null are supported.
Certain escapes are escaped inside the filename in the form :X:, where X may be one of:
- type : The getter used in this query (e.g. cover)
- artist : Artist - as passed by -a
- album : Album - as passed by -b
- title : Title - as passed by -t
- size : Size in bytes
- format : The image format or `txt' for textitems
- source : The source URL of this item
- prov : The Provider of this item
- cksum : a md5sum of the data
- rating : (Usually 0)
- duration : (Only for tracks) Duration in seconds
- number : An index incremented with each item (starting with 1)
The default format is
':artist:I]:album:]:title:I]:type:]:number:.:format:' Strings containing `/' are replaced with `|' automatically, so [em]write ':artist:' for AC/DC will result in AC|DC
-n --number Integer
Download max. n items. Amount of actual downloaded items may be less.
-l --lang String
Language settings. Used by a few getters to deliever localized data. Given in ISO 639-1 codes like `de'
Only use providers that offer language specific data, this only applies for text items.
-z --fuzzyness Integer
Set threshold for level of Levenshtein algorithm.
-q --qsratio Float
How to weight quality/speed; 1.0 = full quality, 0.0 = full speed.
-x --plugmax Integer
Maximum number od download a plugin may deliever. Use to make results more vary.
-v --verbosity Integer
Set verbosity from 0 to 4. See online README for details.
-p --parallel Integer
Define the number of downloads that may be performed in parallel.
-u --useragent String
The useragent to use during HTTP requests
-r --redirects Integer
Define the number of redirects that are allowed.
-m --timeout Integer
Define the maximum number in seconds after which a download is cancelled.
-k --proxy String
Set the proxy to use in the form of [protocol://][user:pass@]yourproxy.domain[:port]
PROVIDER SPECIFIC OPTIONS
Don't download images, but return the URLs to them (act like a search engine)
-a --artist String
Artist name to search for
-b --album String
Album name to search for
-t --title String
Songname to search for
-e --maxsize Integer
(images only) The maximum size a cover may have.
-i --minsize Integer
(images only) The minimum size a cover may have.
-F --formats String
A semicolon separated list of imageformats that are allowed. e.g.: [lq]png;jpeg[rq]
Forces utf8 encoding for text items, invalid encodings get sorted out
List all fetchers and source providers for each and exit.
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Print the version string.
Updates libglyr if new version is available.
(Textitems only) Output all results as one (useful for tracklist and albumlist).
Disables --as-one (Default)
Enables colored output for glyrc (Default)
Prints no colored output
-s --musictree-path p
p is a path to your music directory. Glyr might fetch things like folger.jpg from there
-j --callback Command
Set a bash command to be executed when a item is finished downloading; The special string <path> is expanded with the actual path to the data.
-c --cache folder
Creates or opens an existing cache at folder/metadata.db and lookups data from there.
cache select [Query]
Selects data from the cache; you can use any other option behind this.
cache delete [Query]
Instead of searching for this element, the element is deleted from the database. Needs [em]cache.
List all items in the database (including the artist / album / title / type). Needs [em]cache.
C] glyrc cover --artist SomeBand --album SomeAlbum ]
C] # Write found items to cache; create it if not existent glyrc lyrics -a A -b B --cache /tmp # List all in the cache glyrc cache list --cache /tmp # Delete artist/album glyrc cache delete cover -a Equilibrium -b Sagas --cache /tmp # Search for two items in cache and print them glyrc cache select lyrics -a Knorkator -t [aq]A[aq] -n 2 --cache /tmp ]
A more detailed version of this help can be found online: github.com/sahib/glyr/wiki/Commandline-arguments