Writes ID3 tags with track numbers for mp3s in current directory

x="1" && z="`ls -l * | wc -l`"; for y in *.mp3; do `id3v2 --TRCK "$x/$z" "$y"`; x=$[$x+1]; done
Assumes that the files are named in numerical order (ie. 01 Filename.mp3). It will set the track number as tracknumber/totaltracks (ie. 1/14). This will write both ID3v1 and ID3v2 tags. Note: This only writes the track numbers.

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2011-11-17 18:52:59

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