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Mark folder as music? [duplicate]

asked 2016-10-20 19:56:57 +0300

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updated 2018-12-03 20:19:16 +0300

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How can you tell the indexing engine that the folder contains .m4a files that are music only. Currenly it thinks my itunes music are also videos and displays them in the video section of the gallery.

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The question has been closed for the following reason "duplicate question" by nthn
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same here. I suddenly found I had thousands of videos.

magullo ( 2016-10-20 20:01:04 +0300 )edit

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answered 2016-10-20 22:57:17 +0300

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It's a very frustrating bug: https://together.jolla.com/question/133985/flac-and-m4a-listed-under-videos-in-gallery/

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Should mention that m4a are always audio files. Video is mp4.

nthn ( 2016-10-20 22:58:59 +0300 )edit

nthn thats technically correct, apparently m4a and mp4 do have a lot in common and sailfish/linux thinks these are video files.

DarkTuring ( 2016-10-20 23:37:13 +0300 )edit

thanks nthn i accept the duplicate, still looking for an answer or workaround though.

DarkTuring ( 2016-10-20 23:45:46 +0300 )edit

It's most likely caused by a misconfiguration in 'tracker', the software which indexes the files.

nthn ( 2016-10-21 12:36:20 +0300 )edit

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