GQmpeg - A frontend to mpg123.
SYNOPSISgqmpeg [option(s)] [file(s) | ipc_command(s)]
A frontend to mpg123 with extensive themeability and playlist support.
Load skin from skindir.
--dock Enable docking behavior. Changes mouse button behavior only,
disconnects middle button (button2) and disables moving of the
window by dragging the mouse.
Enable Window Maker docking. Also applies the -dock option.
Print mouse event coordinates, helpful for skin creation.
Enable debugging output.
Displays basic usage information.
Start up with an empty playlist.
Commands (refered to as ipc commands) are also available that allow the
control of another GQmpeg process, ipc must be enabled in the programs
options. If GQmpeg is not running and ipc commands are used, a new
process is spawned for these commands to control. These are the avail‐
able ipc options:
Starts playback, if already playing works like pause.
Skips to the next song in the playlist.
Skips to the previous song in the playlist.
If playingm toggles pause of playback.
-pladd, --playlist_add file [...]
Add file(s) to the current playlist.
-pladdplay, --playlist_add_play file
Add file to the current playlist and play it.
-plrm, --playlist_remove file [...]
Remove file(s) from the current playlist, if present.
Clear the current playlist.
-pl, --playlist file
Load playlist file.
-plappend, --playlist_append file [...]
Append file(s) to the current playlist.
-f, --file file
Play file but do not add to the current playlist, or if file is
a playlist, load it as the current playlist.
Tell a running GQmpeg to quit.
Files in home directories:
The main configuration file, all options are saved here.
On application exit, the current playlist is saved to this file.
Then depending on start up options, read upon application start.
Default location for playlist files.
Default location for skins.
A FIFO file that commands can be sent to (for example, with
echo), to control the currently running process. Example com‐
mands are play, pause, stop, next, prev, quit, play_file <file‐
name>, etc. See README for more details.
Contains the current PID of the gqmpeg process (if any) that is
listening for ipc commands.
John Ellis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
See README for full credits.
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