[LAU] use your pc as an music player (and safe energy)

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue Mar 31 06:05:10 EDT 2009

Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> david wrote:
>> Grammostola Rosea wrote:
>>> david wrote:
>>>> Grammostola Rosea wrote:
>>>>>>>> Is there a command line multimedia music player?
>>>>>>> If by multimedia you mean audio + video I am not sure, there is
>>>>>>> mplayer but it does not do playlists as far as I know,
>>>>>> mplayer -playlist NameOfPlaylistHere
>>>>>> It supports a simple one-file-per-line playlist. An article on 
>>>>>> Linux Journal says it also supports ASX, M3U and other popular 
>>>>>> playlist formats.
>>>>> And is it possible to switch to, for example number 12 of the list?
>>>> Sorry, I have no idea!
>>> Then this is a disadvantage compared to using a gui. But isn't it 
>>> possible to solve this?
>> I have no idea unless there's some kind of programming interface to 
>> mplayer that could be used?
> alsaplayer used to have this functionality.

Hmmm, it started up a GUI when I tried installing it here. I think the 
original poster was looking for a CLI player.

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