mpris-remote - control mpris compatible audio players
mpris-remote [ options ]
mpris is a dbus standard interface to control media players. Many players like amarok, Audacious, QMMP, mpd with mpDris support this interface.
mpris-remote is a command-line interface to control media players via mpris.
Prints usage of mpris-remote and exit.
Add track at specified
to media-player. Filetypes, protocols, locations are dependent on the media player. If
is specified starts immediate playback of added track.
can be set to
to read uris from stdin.
Clear current playlist.
from current playlist.
identity: Print the identity of the player. Typically version and name.
If the parameter is omitted prints whether media player will loop track list. Otherwise sets whether track list loops or not.
Prints number of tracks in current playlist.
Print information about the current status of the player.
Prints position in current track
If the parameter is omitted prints whether media player has random/shuffle enabled. Otherwise set random/shuffle status.
Set current track repeat.
Seeks to specified
is specified as milliseconds from 0.
Prints trackinfo. If track is committee prints trackinfo for current track. If track is * prints trackinfo for all tracks in playlist.
Prints track number in current playlist
If percent is omitted returns current volume. Otherwise sets player volume to specified percentage.
If unset or set to
*, mpris-remote will communicate with the first player it finds registered under "org.mpris.*" through D-BUS. If you only have one MPRIS-compliant player running, then this will be fine. If you have more than one running, you will want to set this variable to the name of the player you want to connect to. For example, if set to foo, it will try to communicate with the player at "org.mpris.foo" and will fail if nothing exists at that name.