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The MPRIS scrobbler user daemon

Synopsis

mpris-scrobbler [Options...]

Description

mpris-scrobbler is a minimalistic user daemon for submitting the current playing songs to   any of the supported scrobbling services.

It can interact with any media-player that conforms to the MPRIS D-Bus Interface Specification[1].

Services

mpris-scrobbler supported services are:

listenbrainz.org

Music service associated with the Music Brainz audio fingerprinting service.

libre.fm

Open source variant of the original audioscrobbler.com service.

last.fm

The evolution of the closed audioscrobbler.com service under the CBS umbrella.

Options

-h, --help

Print a short help message and version number and exit.

-q, --quiet

Do not print any debugging messages.

-v, -vv, -vvv, --verbose=[1..3]

Increase print verbosity to level:

1 Info messages.

2 Debug messages.

3 Tracing messages.

The default is to display only error and warning messages.

Signals

SIGTERM

Upon receiving this signal the mpris-scrobbler daemon will try to cleanly exit.

SIGINT

The mpris-scrobbler daemon treats this signal the same as SIGTERM.

SIGHUP

Reloads the credentials file[3], then reloads the current playing track if possible and submits it to the loaded services.

Environment

$XDG_CONFIG_HOME, $XDG_DATA_HOME, $XDG_CACHE_HOME, $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR

The mpris-scrobbler daemon uses these variables in accordance to the   XDG Base Directory specification[2] to find its configuration and save its PID file.

Notes

1.  MPRIS D-Bus Interface Specification

2.  XDG Base Directory specification

3.  mpris-scrobbler-credentials(5)

See Also

mpris-scrobbler-signon(1), mpris-scrobbler-credentials(5)

Referenced By

mpris-scrobbler-credentials(5), mpris-scrobbler-signon(1).

2020-04-21