User:jepio/cmus

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cmus is a ncurses based music player with support for remote control. It uses plugins to support a multitude of media formats and works with many audio systems.

Installation

USE flags

Cannot load package information. Is the atom media-sound/cmus correct?

Emerge

root #emerge --ask media-sound/cmus

Configuration

Set the password for remote control:

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set password=password

Set output plugin:

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set output_plugin=pulse

Possible settings:

  • pulse
  • alsa
  • oss
  • sndio

Usage

As a server

Start in a detached app-misc/screen session

user $screen -d -m cmus --listen 0.0.0.0

The default setting is to listen on port 3000

user $cmus-remote --server 127.0.0.1:3000 --passwd password
Note
For some reason passing localhost to cmus-remote does not work.

We will be ably to enter commands from standard input such as:

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player-next
player-play
player-pause


Invocation

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TODO:

look at how tmux or screen handle keys