Provided by: glyrc_1.0.9-1_amd64 bug


       glyrc - search engine for music-related metadata


              glyrc GETTER [options]

       where GETTER must be one of:

       · cover

       · lyrics

       · artistphoto

       · artistbio

       · similarartists

       · similarsongs

       · albumreview

       · albumlist

       · tags

       · relations

       · tracklist

       · guitartabs

       · backdrops


   -f --from String
       Providers from where to get metadata.  Refer to glyrc —list for a full list

   -w --write Path
       Write  metadata  to  the  dir d, or filename d, special values stdout, stderr and null are

       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::album::title::type::number:.:format:' Strings containing `/' are replaced  with
       `|' automatically, so —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'

   -o --only-lang
       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]


   -d --download
       Download Images.

   -D --skip-download
       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.: “png;jpeg”

   -8 --force-utf8
       Forces utf8 encoding for text items, invalid encodings get sorted out


   -L --list
       List all fetchers and source providers for each and exit.

   -h --help
       This text you unlucky wanderer are viewing.

   -V --version
       Print the version string.

   -U --update
       Updates libglyr if new version is available.

   -g --as-one
       (Textitems only) Output all results as one (useful for tracklist and albumlist).

   -G --no-as-one
       Disables --as-one (Default)

   -y --color
       Enables colored output for glyrc (Default)

   -Y --no-color
       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

   cache list
       List all items in the database (including the artist /  album  /  title  /  type).   Needs


              glyrc cover --artist SomeBand --album SomeAlbum


              # 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 'A' -n 2 --cache /tmp

       With  each  item  received  you  get  a  link  to the original source, please refer to the
       individual terms of use, copying and distributing of this data might be not allowed.

       A    more    detailed    version    of    this    help    can     be     found     online:


       Christopher Pahl <>, Etienne Millon.

                                            May 9 2012                                   glyrc(1)