arename - automatic audio file renaming tool

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename arename_4.0-4_all.deb
Package name arename
Package version 4.0
Package release 4
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category implemented-in::perl role::program sound works-with::file
License -
Maintainer Debian Perl Group <>
Download size 67.83 KB
Installed size 208.00 KB
arename is a tool that is able to rename audio files by looking at a file's
tagging information. It uses this information to assemble a consistent
destination file name. The user can define the format of the destination
filename by the use of template strings.


Package Version Architecture Repository
arename_4.0-4_all.deb 4.0 all Debian Main
arename - - -


Name Value
libaudio-scan-perl -
libreadonly-perl -
perl -


Type URL
Binary Package arename_4.0-4_all.deb
Source Package arename

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install arename deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install arename




2017-07-31 - gregor herrmann <>
arename (4.0-4) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Axel Beckert ]
* Remove dont-ignore-gen-script-failures.patch, @ just doesn't print the
line. The issue with not aborting upon failures in genperlscripts is
somewhere else. Thanks Frank Terbeck for the hint.
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* debian/control: Use HTTPS transport protocol for Vcs-Git URI
[ Lucas Kanashiro ]
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9
[ gregor herrmann ]
* debian/copyright: change Copyright-Format 1.0 URL to HTTPS.
* Add upstream patch for perl 5.26 compatibility. 
Thanks to Steve Langasek for the bug report and patch. (Closes: #870234)
* Update years of packaging copyright.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 4.0.0.
2015-05-23 - Axel Beckert <>
arename (4.0-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
[ Salvatore Bonaccorso ]
* Change Vcs-Git to canonical URI (git://
* Update Vcs-Browser URL to cgit web frontend
[ Axel Beckert ]
* debian/copyright: migrate pre-1.0 format to 1.0 using "cme fix dpkg-
* Apply wrap-and-sort
* Remove Maximilian Gaß from Uploaders (no more active according to himself)
* Update Homepage URL. (Thanks DUCK!)
* Add patches for:
+ Fixing FTBFS if building from a git checkout with tags with slashes.
+ Show pod2man errors if there are any. Helps debugging build failures.
+ Not ignoring failures by scripts which are part of the build process.
+ Fixing Perl warning "Possible precedence issue with control flow
operator" which causes as-installed testing to fail.
* Mark package as autopkgtestable.
* Declare compliance with Debian Policy 3.9.6 (no others changes needed).
2012-02-02 - gregor herrmann <>
arename (4.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/watch: point to released tarballs.
* Add VERSION.patch to get the version into the scripts and the
manpages. Thanks to Frank Terbeck for pointing out my mistake and his
help with fixing it.
2012-02-02 - gregor herrmann <>
arename (4.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Take over for the Debian Perl Group on maintainer's request
* debian/control: Changed: Maintainer set to Debian Perl Group <pkg-> (was: Maximilian Gass
<>); Maximilian Gass <>
moved to Uploaders.
* debian/watch: use
* New upstream release.
* Switch to "3.0 (quilt)" source format.
* debian/copyright: update years of upstream and packaging copyright,
refresh formatting.
* Update debian/rules to upstream changes.
* Switch to debhelper compatibility level 8.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2 (no changes).
* Add perl to Build-Depends-Indep.
* Replace lib{mp3,flac,ogg}*-perl with libaudio-scan-perl in Depends:.
(Closes: 655406)
* Add a patch to fix a documentation typo.
* Add /me to Uploaders.
* Add debian/NEWS to point to the UPGRADING file.
* Update Vcs-* headers.
2009-11-25 - Maximilian Gass <>
arename (3.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
* Add Vcs headers to debian/control
2009-10-02 - Maximilian Gass <>
arename (3.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #549353)

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