xmms man page

XMMS — an audio player for X.

Synopsis

xmms [-h] [--help] [-n <session>] [--session=<session>] [-r] [--rew] [-p] [--play] [-u] [--pause] [-s] [--stop] [-t] [--play-pause] [-f] [--fwd] [-e] [--enqueue] [-S] [--toggle-shuffle] [-R] [--toggle-repeat] [-A] [--toggle-advance] [-m] [--show-main-window] [-q] [--quit] [-i <session id>] [--sm-client-id=<session id>]  [-v] [--version] [filename]...

Description

XMMS is the X Multimedia System.  It is used to play audio and other kinds of media files.  By default XMMS can play MPEG audio, Ogg Vorbis, RIFF wav, most module formats and a few other formats.  XMMS can be extended through plugins to play a number of other audio and video formats.

Options

XMMS accepts the following options:

-h, --help

Show summary of options.

-n, --session

Select XMMS session (Default: 0).

-r, --rew

Skip backwards in playlist.

-p, --play

Start playing current playlist.

-u, --pause

Pause current song.

-s, --stop

Stop current song.

-t, --play-pause

Pause if playing, play otherwise.

-f, --fwd

Skip forward in playlist.

-e, --enqueue

Don't clear the playlist.

-Q, --queue

Add file(s) to playlist and queue

-S, --toggle-shuffle[=SWITCH]

Toggle the 'shuffle' flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either 'on' or 'off'

-R, --toggle-repeat[=SWITCH]

Toggle the 'repeat' flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either 'on' or 'off'

-A, --toggle-advance[=SWITCH]

Toggle the 'no playlist advance' flag.

Optional argument SWITCH may be either 'on' or 'off'

-m, --show-main-window

Show the main window.

-i, --sm-client-id

Set session manager identification.

-v, --version

Print version number and exit.

-q, --quit

Close remote session.

Skins

XMMS supports WinAmp style skins.  Skins may be stored in either archived (.zip, .wsz, .tgz, .tar.gz,  or .tar.bz2) or unarchived format.  XMMS looks for skinfiles in /usr/share/xmms/Skins, ~/.xmms/Skins, and locations specified by the SKINSDIR variable.

Keybindings

Global keybindings for XMMS:

z Previous song
x Play
c Pause
v Stop
b Next song
l Play file
j Jump to file
r Toggle Repeat
s Toggle Shuffle
Shift + l Play directory
Control + l Play location
Control + p Preferences dialog
Control + v Visualization plugin dialog
Control + r Time remaining
Control + a Always on top
Control + w Winshade mode
Control + d Doublesize mode
Control + e Easy move
Control + j Jump to time
Control + z Start of list
Control + n No Playlist Advance
Control + 3 File info dialog
Control + Alt + w Toggle Equalizer winshade mode
Shift + Control + w Playlist winshade mode
Alt + w Hide/show mainwindow
Alt + e Hide/show playlistwindow
Alt + g Hide/show Equalizer
Alt + s Skin selecting window

Main window specific:

Arrow key up Volume up 2%
Arrow key down Volume down 2%
Arrow key right Skip 5 seconds forward in song
Arrow key left Skip 5 seconds back in song

Playlist window specific:

Arrow key up Up one step in playlist
Arrow key down Down one step in playlist
Delete Remove selected songs from playlist
Control + Delete Keeps the selected tracks and removes the rest
Q Queue/Dequeue the tracks selected
Shift + Q Clear the queue list
Alt + Q Queue manager
Page Up Move one page up
Page Down Move one page down
Home First page in playlist
End Last page in playlist
Enter Play selected song
Insert Add file dialog
Shift + Insert Add directory dialog
Alt + Insert Add url dialog

Equalizer shade mode specific:

Arrow key up Volume up 2%
Arrow key down Volume down 2%
Arrow key right Balance 4% to right
Arrow key left Balance 4% to left

Files

~/.xmms/config

Users xmms configuration.

~/.xmms/xmms.m3u

Default playlist usually loaded on startup.

~/.xmms/gtkrc

Users set of xmms-specific GTK config settings. Options such as widget color and fonts sizes can be set here.

~/.xmms/menurc

Users set of keybindings.

~/.xmms/Skins, /usr/share/xmms/Skins

Default locations where XMMS should look for skinfiles.

~/.xmms/Plugins

Location of user installed plugins.

Environment

SKINSDIR

Colon separated list of paths where XMMS should look for skinfiles.

TARCMD

Tar command supporting GNU tar style decompression.  Used for unpacking gzip and bzip2 compressed skins.  Default is tar.

UNZIPCMD

Command for decompressing zip files (skins).  Default is unzip.

Other Info

The webpage for XMMS is at http://www.xmms.org.  Here you can find info about XMMS, download the latest version, plugins, and skins.

See Also

wmxmms(1)

Referenced By

wmxmms(1), xosd_display(3).

17 March 2004 Version 1.2.11 XMMS Manual Pages