gimmix man page

Gimmix — a graphical music player daemon (MPD) client

Description

This manual page documents briefly the gimmix command.

gimmix is a graphical music player daemon (MPD) client written in C using GTK+2. It's very simple and easy to use, yet offers many features to make your audio experience a pleasant one.

Configuration

Default configuration file location is $HOME/.gimmixrc.

List of valid configuration options :

mpd_hostname (mandatory)
hostname
mpd_port (mandatory)
port number
mpd_port (mandatory)
mpd password. Leave blank for no password
enable_systray (mandatory)
Enable/Disable the system tray icon. Enable is true, Disable is false.
enable_notification (mandatory)
Enable/Disable the notification tooltip. Enable is true, Disable is false.
music_directory (mandatory)
The absolute path to the directory where your music is stored. This is same as the one you specified in your mpd.conf. This setting is required for the tag editor to function properly.
play_on_add
If true, songs will automatically be played when you add them to the playlist. If false, songs will just be added to the playlist. Default value is false.
stop_on_exit
If true, gimmix will stop playing when user quits gimmix. If false, gimmix will not stop playing when user quits gimmix. Default value is false.
enable_search
If true, search mode is enabled in library browser. If false, search mode will be disabled. Default value is true.
update_on_startup
If true, gimmix will update the mpd database everytime on startup. If false, gimmix won't update the mpd database on startup. Default value is false.
full_view_mode
If true, the playlist will be expanded by default when gimmix starts. If false, gimmix will start in compact mode (This is automatically set by gimmix, so, its not necessary to set this value always)
window_xpos and window_ypos
x and y co-ordinates representing window position of gimmix (These values are automatically set, so, its not necessary to set these values)
window_width and window_height
These represt the window geometry of gimmix (These values are automatically set, so, its not necessary to set these values)
coverart_enable
Enable/disable amazon cover art plugin
coverart_location
Amazon's server location to fetch covers from. Values : com | co.uk | jp | fr | ca | de

See Also

Website: http://gimmix.berlios.de, http://code.google.com/p/gimmix/

Author

Gimmix was written by Priyank Gosalia <priyankmg@gmail.com>.

This manual page was written by Vincent Legout <vincent@legout.info>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).

Info

July 20, 2008