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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 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.


              contains songs tags and program options

       /usr/share/gmusicbrowser/plugins/, ~/.gmusicbrowser/plugins/
              files with extension .pm in these folders are loaded as plugins on startup

       /usr/share/gmusicbrowser/layouts/*.layout, ~/.gmusicbrowser/layouts/*.layout
              contains layouts definitions

              can  be  used  to  send  commands  to  a  running  gmusicbrowser,  eg  :  echo  CMD
              >~/.gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser.fifo where CMD is (run "gmusicbrowser -listcmd" for
              an up-to-date list of commands) :

              Skip current song

              choose previously played song

              toggle Play/Pause mode

       Stop   stop playing

       Rewind SEC
              rewind SEC seconds

       Forward SEC
              forward SEC seconds

              open browser window

              hide/show gmusicbrowser windows

       Quit   quit gmusicbrowser

       Save   immediately save settings/song tags in ~/.gmusicbrowser/tags

       ChangeDisplay DISPLAY
              migrate the program to display DISPLAY (example : ":1")



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