beet config -e. It will be opened with the text editor specified in the environment variable
User configuration is done in
~/.config/beets/config.yaml using YAML syntax. For example:
directory: ~/Music # The default library root directory. library: ~/Music/library.db # The default library database file to use.
Add music to your library and attempt to fix tags:
$ beet import <path>
Add the single track without an album:
$ beet import -s <path>
List all music in your library:
$ beet ls
List all albums in your library:
$ beet ls -a
beet, do not forget to run
beet updto update your library database.
Remove track(s) from your library:
$ beet rm <part of name>
Remove album(s) from your library:
$ beet rm -a <part of name>
Tips and tricks
Enabling tab-completion in bash
Beets includes support for Bash shell command completion. To enable completion, put the following line into your
eval "$(beet completion)"
You will also need to install for this to work.