mp3riot (formerly known as f2html.pl)
I decided to rename f2html.pl into mp3riot. the reason is, that
the name f2html.pl does not clearly indicate, for what the program
is best suited for. Because the program has grown so much (and
because the the name should be more attractive to get more users),
a renaming seems to be a must to me.
There are some important news about mp3riot / f2htmlpl. Please see the NEWS
for further details.
Mp3riot (formerly known as f2html.pl) is a command line utility that searches recursively through directories,
builds a file list (with additional file information), and generates html files, plylists, etc. The output can be controlled,
links can be corrected, and more. The script is mainly desigend to create Web pages, playlists, and databases
for mp3-files, but can also used for other purposes.
Read the manual for further details.
- supports playlists in m3u, pls, and xml format
- supports sql output
- creates html pages, templates can be used
- supports advanced grouping methods
- supports slection by date ranges, file extensions, and by random
- supports renaming of mp3 files using id3tag information, templates or guessing can be used
- advanced string manipulation methods
- and much more ...
Latest version: mp3riot-1.3.zip
Older versions of mp3riot / f2html.pl:
You can also download a windows executable compiled with perl2exe. Then you need not
to install perl. But I have not testet the functionality of the executable in detail. So it is best
to use perl and the source of mp3riot!
Windows binaries of mp3riot:
perl mp3riot [options]
You can use nearly all commands in a config file (and it is the best to do it this way!). The syntax then changes sligthly, so that, for example,
--dir changes to dir=
- -h, --help: Show this screen and exit
- -k, --mkconf:Use an assistant to write a config file
- -o, --os win/unix: Default "unix", otherwise windows
- -Q, --sortby value: Default is NAME (the filename). You can sort the filelist by the following criteria: URLNAME, SHOWNAME, DIR, NAME, TITLE, ARTIST, ALBUM, YEAR, COMMENT, GENRE, TRACKNUM, SIZE, MODTIME, VBR, BITRATE, FREQUENCY, MINUTES, SECONDS, FIRSTCHAR
- -n, --doublicates: Check for doublicates of files by their filename
- -D, --md5doublicates: Check for doublicates of files by their MD5 sum
- -V, --seekvalues <n,+-n,n>: Three values that have to be seperated by ",". This is an useful option for --md5doublicates.
The first one is the offset in bytes, the second is
the number of bytes to seek (and the direction), and
the last value tells the program where to start from (1 means to
start from the begining of a file, 2 means to start
from the end of a file. So, a combination of 1000,-1128,2
tells the programm to start 1128 bytes before the file ends
(id3v1 tag is 128 bytes long!) and use
1000 bytes for calculation of md5 sums.
- -b, --dbfile file: Write database to a file for searching it
- -m --m3u file: Write a m3u playlist file. Directory and filename or GROUPPATH for writing m3u files for groups.
- -X --xml file: Write a xml playlist file. Directory and filename or GROUPPATH for writing xml files for groups.
- -L --pls file: Write a pls playlist file. Directory and filename or GROUPPATH for writing pls files for groups.
- -W, --b4s file: Write a b4s playlist file. Directory and filename or GROUPPATH for writing b4s files for groups.
- -t, --html file: Write a html file. Directory and filename or GROUPPATH for writing html files for groups.
- -a, --http name: Define the http address for url
- -r, --remove: Remove id3tags (do you know what you are doing?)
- -i, --mp3info: Use mp3/ogg info for html output
- -e, --ext: Remove file extensions in html output
- -f, --filesize: Use filesize for html output
- -c, --check ext: Select files by their extension(s) (e.g. mp3). For every extension use a seperate flag!
- -z, --skip number: Skip n elements of mount/directories/names
- -p, --conf file: Use a config file
- -w, --utf8 file: File with UTF-8 code for replacements in links
- -q, --nocs: Do sorting not case sensitive
- -j, --statfile file: Write statistics to file
- -d, --dir directory: Define the (multiple) directory(ies) the mp3s are stored in. For every directory use a seperate flag!
- -g, --sql file: Filename to store sql table in (only for mp3 and ogg!)
- -y, --replace file: Name of replacement file; in the file use <string_1>=<string_2> to transform <string_1> into <string_2>;
special characters like a backslash have to be preceeded by a backslash "\\" (used for directories)
- -s, --seperate path: Write seperate html files for every character
- -R, --rename: Renames mp3 and ogg file using their id3tag. The use of rename_template in the configfile is optional. If rename_template is not used,
the program tries to create a filename like: ARTIST - ALBUM - TRACKNUMBER - TITLE by using the id3tag. It assumes, that the filenames have a similar format
and tries to guess, whether the id3tag has enough information to create a better filename. Old and new filenames are stored in RENAME.bak
- -B, --renameback: Renames files back using the file RENAME.bak
- -T, --templatesHtml templates are used. They have to be defined in the conmfig file using the commands html_head, html_change, html_body,
html_footer, html_sep_head. See the README for avalable templates!
- -G, --groupfile file: Filename for grouping information: <groupname1>=<TYPE>=<string1>,<string2>,...
Prossible types are: EQUAL, NAME, DIR, TITLE, ARTIST, ALBUM, YEAR, COMMENT, GENRE, TRACKNUM, SIZE, MODTIME, VBR, BITRATE, FREQUENCY, MM, SS, FIRSTCHAR
- -P, --grouppath path: The path, where to write the html files for group
- -O, --older number: Only files are selected, having a modification time higher than the specified days
- -Y, --younger number: Only files are selected, having a modification time less than the specified days
- -I, --id3tag: Use the id3 tag to get infos
- -S, --random number: Percentage of file to select randomly (e.g. 50 to select 50% of files/every second file)
Additionally, in the config file it is possible to use the commands:
- exec= param: Execute system command. This command can be used multiple times
- rename_template=string:string with templates for renaming files by their id3tag (to be used together with --rename)
The following rename templates are available: **TITLE**, **ARTIST**, **ALBUM**, **YEAR**, **COMMENT**, **GENRE**. **TRACKNUM**
- html_head= string: Html code for the head
- html_change= string: Html code if the first character between two file names change
- html_body= string: Html code for each filename
- html_footer= string: Html code for the foot
- html_sep_head= string: Html code for the head seperate html files by first character
The following html templates are available: **SUMOFFILES**, **SUMOFMEGS**, **DATE**, **URLNAME**, **SHOWNAME**, **DIR**, **NAME**, **TITLE**,
**ARTIST**, **ALBUM**, **YEAR**, **COMMENT**, **GENRE**, **TRACKNUM**, **SIZE**, **MODTIME**, **VBR**, **BITRATE**, **FREQUENCY**, **MINUTES**,
**SECONDS**, **HTMLINDEX**, **FIRSTCHAR**
- extended grouping fuction for all playlistfiles
- renaming of special characters for filenames og groups
- support of b4s playlistformat
- sorting of filelist by various criterias of id3tag, mp3 and
- file information (e.g. ARTIST, BITRATE etc.)
- extended output of doublicate function by diretory names
- added FIRSTCHAR as a value for grouping
- Fixed bug in sql output
- Flexible search for doublicate files using md5 sums
- search for doublicates by filenames seperated from search function
- fixed bug in xml output
- filesize in html output is now rouded
- replaced progress bar by counter in percentage
- added counter for collected files
- fixed bug in index in html output
- fixed bug in html output for grouping
- extended grouping function by new type EQUAL
- bugfix in pls output
- Renamed f2html.pl into mp3riot
- Fixed output of playlist in M3U format, so that the M3U file is now containing full information
- Fixed bug for retreaving the TITLE of an id3tag
- Added output of playlist in XML format
- Added output of playlist in PLS format
- Added random fileselection for random playlists
- Added the tracknumber for sql output
- Added **TRACKNUM** (tracknumber) and as a template variable for html output
- Added TRACKNUM (tracknumber) as a variable for groupings
- Added tracknumber and comment for db output
- Fixed bug in renaming function when special characters are present in the id3tag
- Added rename_template to do renaming of files using their id3tag in a flexible way
- Fixed a bug in renameback
- Fixed some smaller bugs
- Rebuild the internal data structure completely
- Removed option for fast sorting (not necessary any more)
- Implemented selection of files by their modification time (younger and/or older than days from now)
- Implemented grouping of files by string matching between group defninitions by various types
- Implemented variable html-code dsefinitions and templates
- Changed definition for string replacement
- f2html.pl now comes with a new version of Info.pm from MP3-Info-1.02 by Chris Nandor
- The use of the id3tag for sql and html output is now optional
- Manpage is not supported any more.
- Fixed a commandline parameter bug where the parameters were handled non case sensitive. Now there are handled case sensitive.
As a result the functions RENAME and RENAMEBACK did not work when called with the short command line argument.
- Fixed a commandline parameter bug that occured with Perl 5.8.0 and Getopt::Long 2.32. The -s flag in line 1 of the perl script
causes the program to count the command line parameters in an usual way, so that command line parameters got disturbed and did
not work any more.
- Some changes in the documentation.
- New option to rename files using their id3tag.
- New option to rename files back.
- Some code fixes.
- Usage of the replace option has changed.
- Bug for the option "check" in config file and configuration wizard fixed
- Bug for the check of the mp3 extension when mp3info was enabled fixed.
- Bug of sum of megs in html output fixed.
- Bug in mp3table.sql fixed.
- Basic ogg vorbis support implemented (thanks to Jens Burkal).
- New method (experimental) for faster sorting. Useful for indexing huge number of files or mp3 files
with additional information.
- New option for checking for dublicates of filenames.
- Now f2html.pl comes wioth a new version of Info.pm from MP3-Info-1.01 by Chris Nandor.
- Fixed problem with sql data output when files contain the charakter " ' ".
- Name of option "hex" changed to "utf8".
- Implemeted progress bar for prepating html files.
- More information about what the program is doing.
- Now f2html comes with a new version of Info.pm from MP3-Info-0.91 by Chris Nandor.
- Minor Bugfixes.
- New option to create sql database.
- New option to create a config file.
- Some checks and corrections for pathnames.
- Only existing characters are written out at the top of a html file.
- Rewrite of sum of files and sizes. Important for writing seperate html files for every character.
- The option -q has been implemented and allows for doing the procedures in a non case sensitive way.
- The option -j has been implemented. A html file with statistics can be written out.
- The manual has been updated.
- The option -c has been updated. Now this option can be used more
than only one time. So one is able to select file by different
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| Whats New|
|[2005-02-18] mp3riot version 1.3 released|
|[2004-10-08] mp3riot version 1.2 is out.|
|[2004-04-30] Added section Bridging|
|[2004-01-09] working progress on mp3riot version 1.2|
|CentOShas updated jasper(C7: multiple vulnerabilities).
Debianhas updated jasper(multiple vulnerabilities), mysql-5.5(multiple vulnerabilities), polarssl(code execution), squid(denial of service), and websvn(information disclosure).
Debian-LTShas updated libevent(denial of service) and websvn(information disclosure).
Fedorahas updated docker-io(F20: multiple vulnerabilities), grep(F21:
heap buffer overrun), java-1.7.0-openjdk(F20: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.8.0-openjdk(F21; F20:
multiple vulnerabilities), kde-runtime(F20: misuse of crypto), kernel(F21:
restriction bypass), python-django(F21:
multiple vulnerabilities), and xdg-utils(F21: command injection).
Mageiahas updated aircrack-ng(multiple vulnerabilities), chromium-browser-stable(multiple vulnerabilities), jasper(multiple vulnerabilities), and java-1.7.0-openjdk(multiple vulnerabilities).
openSUSEhas updated Firefox(11.4: multiple vulnerabilities), libevent(13.2, 13.1: denial of service), openssl(13.2, 13.1: multiple vulnerabilities), shotwell, vala(13.2: heap buffer overflow),
and thunderbird(13.2, 13.1: multiple vulnerabilities).
SUSEhas updated flash-player(SLED11 SP3: unspecified vulnerability) and vsftpd(SLES11 SP3: unauthorized access).
Ubuntuhas updated ghostscript(10.04: multiple vulnerabilities), jasper(14.10, 14.04, 12.04: multiple vulnerabilities), and unbound(14.10, 14.04: denial of service).
|Security advisories for Monday|
|Linus has released the 3.19-rc6kernel
prepatch. "I currently expect to make an rc7 next week, with the
final 3.19 in two weeks, as per the usual schedule."|
|Kernel prepatch 3.19-rc6|
|At Opensource.com, Jordi Mon introducesthe biicodeproject, an
open-source dependency-management system for C and C++ applications
that is akin to Ruby Gems or the Python Package Index. It is a
challenging goal, he says, "because there are approximately 4
million C/C++ developers, and both languages represent up to almost
20% of the world's code."The project was started
as a proprietary service, and only recently transitioned into an
|New open source dependency manager on the scene (Opensource.com)|
|CentOShas updated jasper(C6: multiple vulnerabilities).
openSUSEhas updated dbus-1(13.1, 13.2: multiple vulnerabilities), elfutils(13.1, 13.2: directory traversal),
flash-player(13.1, 13.2: memory randomization circumvention), otrs(13.1, 13.2: authentication bypass), roundcubemail(13.2: cross-site request forgery), strongswan(13.1, 13.2: denial of service), and wireshark(13.1, 13.2: multiple vulnerabilities).
Oraclehas updated jasper(O6; O7: multiple vulnerabilities).
Red Hathas updated jasper(RHEL6,7: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.7.0-oracle(multiple vulnerabilities), and java-1.8.0-oracle(RHEL6: multiple vulnerabilities).
Scientific Linuxhas updated jasper(SL6,7: multiple vulnerabilities).
SUSEhas updated flash-player(memory randomization circumvention) and rpm(SLE12: multiple vulnerabilities).
Ubuntuhas updated elfutils(directory traversal), mysql-5.5(12.04,
14.04, 14.10): multiple vulnerabilities, and samba(14.04, 14.10: privilege escalation).
|Friday's security updates|
|Flockport Labs has a two-part "LXC networking superguide"that covers a bunch of LXC networking concepts, as well as practical ideas on connecting containers (Part1and Part 2). Part 1 starts with an introduction to LXC networking, then moves into extending layer 2 to remote hosts using a layer 3 tunnel. Part 2 looks at using LXC containers as routers.
"We are going to create a bridge on 2 remote hosts over their public IPs and connect the bridges with Ethernet over GRE or L2tpv3 so containers connecting to these bridges are on the same layer 2 network.
We will first show you how to do this with Ethernet over GRE and then L2tpv3. The main difference is Ethernet over GRE is less well known while L2tpv3 is more widely used for l2 extension and uses UDP, and thus could be more flexible."|
|A two-part series on LXC networking (Flockport Labs)|
|Fedorahas updated binutils(F21:
two vulnerabilities), cross-binutils(F21; F20:
multiple vulnerabilities), exiv2(F21:
denial of service), libsndfile(F21: code
execution), and python-pillow(F21: denial
Mageiahas updated freeciv(code execution).
Oraclehas updated java-1.7.0-openjdk(OL5: multiple vulnerabilities).
Red Hathas updated java-1.7.0-openjdk(RHEL6&7; RHEL5: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.8.0-openjdk(RHEL6: multiple
vulnerabilities), kernel(RHEL6.5: multiple
vulnerabilities), and openssl(RHEL6&7:
|Thursday's security advisories|
|The LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 22, 2015 is available.
|[$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 22, 2015|
|CentOShas updated java-1.7.0-openjdk(C7; C6; C5: multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.8.0-openjdk(C6: multiple vulnerabilities), and openssl(C7; C6: multiple vulnerabilities).
Debianhas updated privoxy(use after free) and sympa(information disclosure).
Fedorahas updated elfutils(F20:
directory traversal), gd(F20: memory
leak), libsndfile(F20: multiple
vulnerabilities), and openssl(F20: multiple vulnerabilities).
Oraclehas updated java-1.7.0-openjdk(OL7; OL6:
multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.8.0-openjdk(OL6: multiple vulnerabilities), and openssl(OL7; OL6: multiple vulnerabilities).
Scientific Linuxhas updated java-1.7.0-openjdk(SL6,7; SL5:
multiple vulnerabilities), java-1.8.0-openjdk(SL6: multiple
vulnerabilities), and openssl(SL6,7: multiple vulnerabilities).
Slackwarehas updated samba(privilege escalation).
SUSEhas updated bind(SLE12: denial of service).
|Security advisories for Wednesday|
|The Electronic Frontier Foundation has announcedthat Cory Doctorow has rejoined the organization "to battle the pervasive use of dangerous digital rights management (DRM) technologies that threaten users' security and privacy, distort markets, confiscate public rights, and undermine innovation."|
|Cory Doctorow Rejoins EFF to Eradicate DRM Everywhere|
|Mark Shuttleworth takes a lookat
Ubuntu and the Internet of Things. "Ubuntu is right at the heart of
the ?internet thing? revolution, and so we are in a good position to raise
the bar for security and consistency across the whole ecosystem. Ubuntu is
already pervasive on devices ? you?ve probably seen lots of ?Ubuntu in the
wild? stories, from self-driving cars to space programs and robots and the
occasional airport display. I?m excited that we can help underpin the next
wave of innovation while also thoughtful about the responsibility that
entails. So today we?re launching snappy Ubuntu Core on a wide range of
boards, chips and chipsets, because the snappy system and Ubuntu Coreare perfect for distributed, connected devices that need security updates for the OS and applications but also need to be completely reliable and self-healing. Snappy is much better than package dependencies for robust, distributed devices."|
|Shuttleworth: Smart things powered by snappy Ubuntu Core on ARM and x86|
|Debianhas updated icedove(multiple vulnerabilities).
Debian-LTShas updated tomcat6(exception on empty XML attributes).
Mageiahas updated binutils(multiple vulnerabilities), coreutils(code execution), elfutils(directory traversal), file(denial of service), iceape(multiple vulnerabilities), moodle(multiple vulnerabilities), and otrs(privilege escalation).
SUSEhas updated libpng16(SLE12:
Ubuntuhas updated thunderbird(14.10, 14.04, 12.04: multiple vulnerabilities).
|Tuesday's security updates|
|The Python Software Foundation begins
a reviewof 2014. "2014 was an eventful year for the Python community, and so we thought a brief rundown of highlights from last year should put us all in the right frame of mind to make 2015 an equally, or even more, productive year. There was so much activity in 2014, that it will take the next couple of blog posts to cover it all, so today's post will focus on membership growth, PSF funding, and conferences."|
|PSF 2014 Year in Review|
|Videos from linux.conf.au 2015have been posted to YouTube.
|Linux.conf.au 2015 videos|
|On January 18, Linus Torvalds released the fifth prepatch for Linux 3.19. Things are not
calming down quite the way he would like and rc5 is larger than rc4, but: "That said, it's not like there is anything particularly scary in here.
The arm64 vm bug that I mentioned as pending in the rc4 notes got
fixed within a day of that previous rc release, and the rest looks
pretty standard. Mostly drivers (networking, usb, scsi target, block
layer, mmc, tty etc), but also arch updates (arm, x86, s390 and some
tiny powerpc fixes), some filesystem updates (fuse and nfs), tracing
fixes, and some perf tooling fixes."|
|Kernel prepatch 3.19-rc5|
|Debianhas updated lsyncd(command injection) and xdg-utils(command execution).
Debian-LTShas updated ia32-libs(multiple vulnerabilities).
Fedorahas updated elfutils(F21:
directory traversal), gd(F21: denial of
service), libhtp(F21; F20: denial of service), thunderbird(F21: multiple vulnerabilities), and xen(F21; F20: denial of service).
Mageiahas updated firefox,
thunderbird(multiple vulnerabilities) and python-django, python-django14(multiple vulnerabilities).
Mandrivahas updated kernel(multiple vulnerabilities).
openSUSEhas updated firefox(13.2; 13.1:
multiple vulnerabilities), openstack-dashboard(13.1: multiple
vulnerabilities), and vsftpd(13.2, 13.1: unspecified vulnerability).
Slackwarehas updated freetype(code execution), firefox(multiple vulnerabilities), thunderbird(multiple vulnerabilities), and seamonkey(multiple vulnerabilities).
SUSEhas updated firefox(SLE12: multiple vulnerabilities).
Ubuntuhas updated libevent(14.10, 14.04, 12.04, 10.04: denial of service), libssh(14.10, 14.04, 12.04: denial of
service), and rpm(14.10, 14.04, 12.04: code execution).
|Security advisories for Monday|