auparse_get_filename - Linux


auparse_get_filename is a Linux command designed to extract the filename from an AU file, which is a common audio file format. It is primarily used for audio processing and manipulation tasks, aiding in situations where only the filename is required.


auparse_get_filename [OPTIONS] [AU_FILE]


  • OPTIONS: Various command-line options (see below).
  • AU_FILE: Path to the AU file from which you want to extract the filename.


| Option | Description | Default |
| -h, –help | Display this help message. | N/A |
| -v, –version | Display version information. | N/A |


Simple Example:

auparse_get_filename ~/Music/

Extract Filename from Multiple Files:

find . -name "*.au" -exec auparse_get_filename {} \;

Common Issues

Error: No AU file specified: Ensure you have provided the path to an existing AU file as an argument.


Combine with grep for Filtering:

auparse_get_filename | grep "01_track"

Use in Bash Scripts for Filename Extraction:


# Get all AU files in the current directory.
files=( *.au )

# Extract and print the filename of each file.
for file in "${files[@]}"
    echo $(auparse_get_filename "$file")

Related Commands

  • auparse: Provides various parsing and conversion options for AU files.
  • sox: A powerful audio processing tool that includes options for extracting metadata.
  • AU file format documentation