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Manual Reference Pages  -  XMMS (1)

NAME

XMMS - an audio player for X.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Options
Skins
Keybindings
Files
Environment
Other Info
See Also

SYNOPSIS

xmms [-h] [--help] [-n <session>] [--session=<session>] [-r] [--rew] [-p] [--play] [-u] [--pause] [-s] [--stop] [-t] [--play-pause] [-f] [--fwd] [-e] [--enqueue] [-S] [--toggle-shuffle] [-R] [--toggle-repeat] [-A] [--toggle-advance] [-m] [--show-main-window] [-q] [--quit] [-i <session id>] [--sm-client-id=<session id>] [-v] [--version] [filename]...

DESCRIPTION

XMMS is the X Multimedia System. It is used to play audio and other kinds of media files. By default XMMS can play MPEG audio, Ogg Vorbis, RIFF wav, most module formats and a few other formats. XMMS can be extended through plugins to play a number of other audio and video formats.

OPTIONS

XMMS accepts the following options:
-h, --help Show summary of options.
-n, --session
  Select XMMS session (Default: 0).
-r, --rew Skip backwards in playlist.
-p, --play Start playing current playlist.
-u, --pause
  Pause current song.
-s, --stop Stop current song.
-t, --play-pause
  Pause if playing, play otherwise.
-f, --fwd Skip forward in playlist.
-e, --enqueue
  Don’t clear the playlist.
-Q, --queue
  Add file(s) to playlist and queue
-S, --toggle-shuffle[=SWITCH]
  Toggle the ’shuffle’ flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either ’on’ or ’off’

-R, --toggle-repeat[=SWITCH]
  Toggle the ’repeat’ flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either ’on’ or ’off’

-A, --toggle-advance[=SWITCH]
  Toggle the ’no playlist advance’ flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either ’on’ or ’off’

-m, --show-main-window
  Show the main window.
-i, --sm-client-id
  Set session manager identification.
-v, --version
  Print version number and exit.
-q, --quit Close remote session.

SKINS

XMMS supports WinAmp style skins. Skins may be stored in either archived (.zip, .wsz, .tgz, .tar.gz, or .tar.bz2) or unarchived format. XMMS looks for skinfiles in ${prefix}/share/xmms/Skins, ~/.xmms/Skins, and locations specified by the SKINSDIR variable.

KEYBINDINGS

Global keybindings for XMMS:

z                Previous song
x                Play
c                Pause
v                Stop
b                Next song
l                Play file
j                Jump to file
r                Toggle Repeat
s                Toggle Shuffle
Shift + l        Play directory
Control + l      Play location
Control + p      Preferences dialog
Control + v      Visualization plugin dialog
Control + r      Time remaining
Control + a      Always on top
Control + w      Winshade mode
Control + d      Doublesize mode
Control + e      Easy move
Control + j      Jump to time
Control + z      Start of list
Control + n      No Playlist Advance
Control + 3      File info dialog
Control + Alt + wToggle Equalizer winshade mode
Shift + Control + wPlaylist winshade mode
Alt + w          Hide/show mainwindow
Alt + e          Hide/show playlistwindow
Alt + g          Hide/show Equalizer
Alt + s          Skin selecting window

Main window specific:

Arrow key up     Volume up 2%
Arrow key down   Volume down 2%
Arrow key right  Skip 5 seconds forward in song
Arrow key left   Skip 5 seconds back in song

Playlist window specific:

Arrow key up     Up one step in playlist
Arrow key down   Down one step in playlist
Delete           Remove selected songs from playlist
Control + Delete Keeps the selected tracks and removes the rest
Q                Queue/Dequeue the tracks selected
Shift + Q        Clear the queue list
Alt + Q          Queue manager
Page Up          Move one page up
Page Down        Move one page down
Home             First page in playlist
End              Last page in playlist
Enter            Play selected song
Insert           Add file dialog
Shift + Insert   Add directory dialog
Alt + Insert     Add url dialog

Equalizer shade mode specific:

Arrow key up     Volume up 2%
Arrow key down   Volume down 2%
Arrow key right  Balance 4% to right
Arrow key left   Balance 4% to left

FILES

~/.xmms/config Users xmms configuration.
~/.xmms/xmms.m3u Default playlist usually loaded on startup.
~/.xmms/gtkrc Users set of xmms-specific GTK config settings. Options such as widget color and fonts sizes can be set here.
~/.xmms/menurc Users set of keybindings.
~/.xmms/Skins, ${prefix}/share/xmms/Skins
  Default locations where XMMS should look for skinfiles.
~/.xmms/Plugins Location of user installed plugins.

ENVIRONMENT

SKINSDIR Colon separated list of paths where XMMS should look for skinfiles.
TARCMD Tar command supporting GNU tar style decompression. Used for unpacking gzip and bzip2 compressed skins. Default is tar.
UNZIPCMD Command for decompressing zip files (skins). Default is unzip.

OTHER INFO

The webpage for XMMS is at http://www.xmms.org. Here you can find info about XMMS, download the latest version, plugins, and skins.

SEE ALSO

wmxmms(1)
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Version 1.2.11 XMMS (1) 17 March 2004

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