How to Install Basenji 0.8 in Ubuntu, A Powerful Media Indexing Tool for GNU/Linux!

Say that, you have a lot of CD/DVD or USB devices that you would like to create an index of, so you could easily search through that index even when the media/s are not mounted ... then that's what the Basenji does. When you insert a media such as CD/DVD, Network drives or even USB drives, etc Basenji lets you easily make a complete database of those devices (including thumbnail previews!).

It's not just for GNU/Linux and also available for Microsoft Windows as well.

Main features...

*. Written GTK+.

*. Easy to use (simple) interface.

*. Supports CD/DVD/USB and network drives.

*. Audio CD support.

*. MP3 metadata extraction (you know automatic fetching of title, author, album, etc).

*. Thumbnails support (for videos/pictures, etc).

*. Automatic drive scanning demon support...

So as an Ubuntu user you can install Basenji 0.8 by using the official PPA channel. Open your Terminal and enter the below command (supports Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10 and the Natty Narwhal - 11.04).
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pulb/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install basenji
As said the automatic drive scanning demon has to be installed separately, to do that use the below command.
sudo apt-get install volumedb-tools
This is a cross-platform software tool which you can get from the Basenji home page.

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