How to find my IP address, default gateway and DNS server on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux from command line

How to find my IP address on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

The purpose of this tutorial is to show to use the Ubuntu ip command to see information about the local IP address, default gateway, and DNS servers on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux. The IP address is used by your Ubuntu machine to talk to other devices on the network, like a router or other PCs. Keep in mind that your internal IP address is different from your system’s external IP.

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How to get and change image metadata in Linux

How to get and change audio metadata in Linux

Audio metadata contains information like artist, song title, track number, album name, etc. It can even contain an embedded image of the cover art for the album. This metadata is accessed by music players in order to display relevant information about the song that is playing. Without this metadata, a music player might have trouble sorting your music by artist, album, genre, or putting the tracks in proper order.

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Best Music Player for Linux

Best Music Player for Linux

Linux systems offer a wide range of choice, and music players are no exception. For quite a while, there have been fantastic options when choosing the perfect music player for your Linux computer. All of these players are just as good, if not better, than their proprietary counterparts on other operating systems. They range from the minimal, light weight, and targeted to feature-rich multipurpose players capable of nearly anything. There’s a great choice for every music fan on Linux.

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How to get and change PDF metadata in Linux

How to get and change PDF metadata in Linux

PDF metadata contains information like author, subject, creator, producer, and keywords. This information is embedded into the PDF file itself, and can be retrieved if a user needs to determine who released the document, or wants to see what application was used to create it, etc. The keywords can also help organize PDF documents by category in case you have a lot of PDF files.

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Clean up filenames with detox command line utility

Clean up filenames with detox command line utility

If you have spent much time on the command line to work with files in Linux, then you probably know about the pains of dealing with file names that contain spaces or any other strange characters. It can be tedious to escape certain file names or to work with a bunch of files that have inconsistent encoding in their file names. The detox command is a solution to this problem, as it converts all file names to a consistent format that make them easier to work with.

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How to get and change image metadata in Linux

How to get and change image metadata in Linux

Image metadata is information that is embedded into files like jpeg, tiff, and other common formats. The primary form of metadata used in photos is called EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format). This data can contain supplemental information for the image, such as the date and time that the photo was taken, with what camera model, GPS info, author, copyright information, and more.

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