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gmusicbrowser - Jukebox for large collections of music files


gmusicbrowser [-nocheck] [-noscan] [-demo] [-ro] [-rotags] [-play] [-nodbus]
[-gst0|-nogst] [-server] [-port N] [-cfg FILE] [-fifo FIFO|-nofifo] [-debug] [-verbose]
[-layout NAME] [-plugin NAME] [-searchpath FOLDER] [-use-gnome-session] [-workspace N]
[-cmd CMD] [-ifnotrunning MODE] [-dbus-id KEY] FOLDER_OR_FILE ...

gmusicbrowser -listcmd

gmusicbrowser -tagedit FOLDER_OR_FILE ...


This manual page explains the gmusicbrowser program.

gmusicbrowser can play and manage your songs, currently supports mp3, ogg, flac, mpc file
formats. see http://gmusicbrowser.sourceforge.net/ for more information.


-c, -nocheck
don't check for updated/deleted songs on startup

-s, -noscan
don't scan folders for songs on startup

-demo don't save settings/tags on exit

-ro prevent modifying/renaming/deleting song files

prevent modifying tags of music files

-play start playing on startup

-nogst do not load any gstreamer librairies

-gst0 prefer gstreamer-0.10 over gstreamer-1.x if both are available

do not use DBus

send playing song to connected icecast client

-port N
listen for connection on port N in icecast server mode

-C FILE, -cfg FILE
use FILE as configuration file (instead of 'gmbrc' in default folder), if FILE is a
folder (or ends with '/'), it will be used as base folder instead of

-F FIFO, -fifo FIFO
use FIFO as named pipe to receive commans (instead of 'gmusicbrowser.fifo' in
default folder)

do not use/create named pipe

-dbus-id KEY
append .KEY to the DBus service id used by gmusicbrowser (org.gmusicbrowser)

print some info, like the file being played

-debug print lots of useless information, implies -verbose

print a backtrace for every warning

-l NAME, -layout NAME
use layout NAME for player window

-plugin NAME
deactivate plugin identified by NAME

+plugin NAME
activate plugin identified by NAME

deactivate all plugins

-searchpath FOLDER
add FOLDER to the list of folders searched for plugins and layouts

Use gnome libraries to save tags/settings on session logout (needs the Gnome2 perl

-workspace N
Move initial window to workspace N (needs the Gnome2::Wnck perl module).

-cmd CMD
add CMD to the list of commands to execute. If a running instance of gmusicbrowser
is found, these commands will be sent via the fifo file or via DBus. If there is no
running instance of gmusicbrowser, the behavior depends on option -ifnotrunning

-ifnotrunning MODE
change behavior when no running gmusicbrowser instance is found, MODE can be one of

normal (default) launch a new instance and execute commands

nocmd launch a new instance but discard commands

abort do nothing
Running instances of gmusicbrowser are detected via the fifo or via DBus. To run
more than one instance, use a unique fifo and a unique DBus-id, or deactivate them.

list the available commands and exit

list the available layouts and exit

list the available plugins and exit

-tagedit FOLDER_OR_FILE ...
Load songs in FOLDER_OR_FILE and display a dialog to edit their tags.

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