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CLI audio players for Linux

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 205.221.16.105] on January 30, 2008 07:16 PM
On top of being the first CLI audio player I found (other than mplayer, which isn't quite rich enough for this sort of thing) MOC's seperation between the nCurses UI and the audio player portion of the program made it an easy sell for me.

Beyond that, it is *very* easy to use with other programs; check out the manpage. You can just call the program with certain switches to change songs, get track info and so forth. This makes it really simple to write scripts for irssi or pretty much any program you might want to use. You don't even need DCOP!

MOC is pretty hard to beat, but I'm going to have to check these others out to satisfy my own curiosity.

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