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Shuffle Using SoX?

Is there anyway to shuffle songs using play on a folder using SoX? play ~/Music/*/**
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Lightweight Music Player distro

Is there a lightweight Linux distro exclusive for reproducing music files? I'm looking for hte music equivalent to JustBrowsing Live CD. I'm not really interested in music editing and whatnot. All I ...
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Add CLI based Startup Application

I would like to start the cmus in terminal as a startup Application. I tried: --> cmus command as startup application. But it didnot open in the terminal.
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Deadbeef audio player does not retrieve online (freedb, CDDB) info about CD tracks

Many Linux players (like Audacious, Banshee, Amarok, Exaile) can easily access audio CDs tracks info (names and other metadata) but Deadbeef cannot, although it has a cdda plugin that should do just ...
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Music players that have 'Open CD' option and that show tracks' titles?

I should restrict this question to KDE, but the non-KDE-specific players may very well work. I am surprised how many Linux audio players (and video/multimedia players too) lack the simple option of ...
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Can MPD see a multiple-track mkv parts as individual song?

I use MPD and I control it with ncmpcpp ncurses client. ncmpcpp is “itunes-like”, it mean that it have a tree-column presentation Artist—Album—Song. So, for operas (for example The Magic Flute of ...
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Playerctl/dbus not working with Spotify

I need a way to play/pause Spotify from the command line, but the dbus method and playerctl both say 'connection refused'. How can I fix/troubleshoot this?
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Clementine does not find song information for 30% of my library

I'm using the automatic song information feature a lot, but I have noticed that for many songs, it is not able to find any information. Specifically, there are some duplicates in my library (I have ...
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Why does only mplayer play music in Debian?

I installed Debian 7. I wanted a music player, so I tried banshee, xine, amorak, exaile, mp3blaster, totem, lxmusic, xmms2. After trying all of these, the only that would play any sound was mplayer ...
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Is there any media player that can browse Shoutcast streams?

I read that exaile, banshee (banshee-extension-liveradio), and VLC previously had tools allowing users to browse from a vast selection of Shoutcast streams for listening. I found some articles ...
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How to get gnome-music playing music

I've updated my Suse system to the latest version of gnome -3.12 and the latest version of Suse 13.1. I've installed the new gnome music application, but whenever I've tried to get a song to play, I'...
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Audio CD source plugin for .wav files . Linux

I have a CD which contains a number of .wav files. When I try to open one I get: The playback of this movie requires a Audio CD source plugin which is not installed. Can someone please sent me ...
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Which was the very first music player application for Linux?

I'm writing an article about FOSS and Linux music players. What was the very first music player application for Linux? Was there ever a time when the players didn't support proprietary formats like ...
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Music management software that sync playlists onto Android device

I am trying to find a music management software that can sync playlists onto my Android phone running Cyanogenmod 9. BTW, this handset does not have an Internet connection. Specifically, I want the ...
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What is a good alternative to iTunes on Linux?

I use iTunes primarily to sync music to my iPod, but other than that I use it to play music as opposed to streaming like Pandora or Spotify. I'm trying to completely convert from Win7 to Fedora and if ...
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Anyone know a dynamic lyric display application for mpd that works on Arch Linux?

I'm looking for a dynamic lyric display app, not like in sonata, static display in a tab, but dynamic ones, show corresponding lines as the music plays
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Music player with random song command

I recently migrated from Windows, where I've been using Foobar2000 for a long time. I've been looking for a music player that replaces a feature I considered basic. What I need is a player that has ...
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Pause music while screen is locked

I was wondering whether it is possible to pause a music player (in my case Rhythmbox), by pressing a button, while the screen is locked. I would assume no, but I thought I'd ask. A short example: If ...
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ncmpc - spaces in search query

How can I use spaces in my search query in ncmpc (window 5), when looking for a particular type of tag? For example, artist:radiohead works. But, artist:owl city doesn't. I've tried thing like:...
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Gracenote database

I use GRIP to convert compact discs to a format that can be copied to an IPOD using AMAROK. By default, GRIP connects to freedb to get disc and track information. I've been told that the Gracenote ...
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How do I add ncmpcpp search results to the current playlist?

Using the ncmpcpp MPD client, in the search function (F4) how can I add all the search results to the current playlist short of adding each item one-by-one? For example, say I search for all music ...
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Windows Media Audio 9 player plugin- something for linux

I need something to play WMA radio. Do you know any way of doing this on linux?
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Minimalistic terminal music player that can play all my files randomly

I'm looking for a terminal music player. mpg321/mpg123 is quite what I need, but it can't play all my music directory (which contains child directories). cmus seems to be a bit of an overkill, as ...
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What makes a portable mp3 player work well with Linux?

I'm in the market for a new portable mp3-player, and will be connecting it mostly to a Linux box, but occasionally to a Windows Vista machine as well. I'm wondering what qualities I should be looking ...