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Exaile ā€” music manager and player

Synopsis

exaile [OPTION...] [LOCATION...]

Description

Launch Exaile, optionally adding tracks specified by LOCATION to the active playlist. If Exaile is already running, this attempts to use the existing instance instead of creating a new one.

Playback Options

-n, --next

Play the next track

-p, --prev

Play the previous track

-s, --stop

Stop playback

-a, --play

Play

-u, --pause

Pause

-t, --play-pause

Pause or resume playback

--stop-after-current

Stop playback after current track

Collection Options

--add LOCATION

Add tracks from LOCATION to the collection

Playlist Options

--export-playlist LOCATION

Export the current playlist to LOCATION

Track Options

-q, --query

Query player

--format-query FORMAT

Retrieve the current playback state and track information as FORMAT

--format-query-tags TAGS

Tags to retrieve from the current track; use with --format-query

--gui-query

Show a popup with data of the current track

--get-title

Print the title of current track

--get-album

Print the album of current track

--get-artist

Print the artist of current track

--get-length

Print the length of current track

--set-rating N

Set rating for current track to N%

--get-rating

Get rating for current track

--current-position

Print the current playback position as time

--current-progress

Print the current playback progress as percentage

Volume Options

-i N, --increase-vol N

Increase the volume by N%

-l N, --decrease-vol N

Decrease the volume by N%

-m, --toggle-mute

Mute or unmute the volume

--get-volume

Print the current volume percentage

Other Options

--new

Start new instance

-h, --help

Show this help message and exit

--version

Show program's version number and exit.

--start-minimized

Start minimized (to tray, if possible)

--toggle-visible

Toggle visibility of the GUI (if possible)

--safemode

Start in safe mode - sometimes useful when you're running into problems

--force-import

Force import of old data from version 0.2.x (overwrites current data)

--no-import

Do not import old data from version 0.2.x

--start-anyway

Make control options like --play start Exaile if it is not running

Development/Debug Options

--datadir DIRECTORY

Set data directory

--all-data-dir DIRECTORY

Set data and config directory

--modulefilter MODULE

Limit log output to MODULE

--levelfilter LEVEL

Limit log output to LEVEL

--debug

Show debugging output

--eventdebug

Enable debugging of xl.event. Generates lots of output

--eventdebug-full

Enable full debugging of xl.event. Generates LOTS of output

--threaddebug

Add thread name to logging messages.

--eventfilter TYPE

Limit xl.event debug to output of TYPE

--quiet

Reduce level of output

--startgui

--no-dbus

Disable D-Bus support

--no-hal

Disable HAL support.

Info

July 2019 Exaile devel