rmcd - Remotely control a daemonized Mplayer process
rmcd [OPTION]... [FILE/URI]
rmcd is a mplayer daemon/client - it daemonizes itself, playing
music/movies/radio stations and waiting for input through the named
You can send commands, load and play new content whenever you like.
You can run rmcd on one computer and remotely control it on another,
fully transparent. It only cares for the presence of the named pipe.
You can also setup mplayer to stream the content to you, creating a
solution similar to MPD and their builti-in httpd streaming (except MPD
does not support video streaming).
rmcd features a built-in, user configureable, webradio management
system, functionality for copying the current track to your portable mp3
player or wherever you prefer, favorizing of tracks and loading of the
same, now playing information for both local files and streams, along
other nifty stuff.
-l, --load play FILE(s)/URI or radio station (see -list)
-ch, --chanlist list available radio channels
-cm, --cmd send COMMAND to a running process (see shortcuts)
-cl, --clist show a list of commands that are supported
-cp, --copy copy TRACK to DESTDIR
-i, --info show now playing information
-si --shinfo show now playing information on single line
-k, --kill kill the running process
-h, --help show the help
-m, --man show the manpage
Shortcuts for often used commands
-n --next next in playlist
-p --prev previous in playlist
-t, --toggle toggle playback
-s, --stop stop playback
-f --fullscreen toggle fullscreen
The configuration file should be placed in
Written by Magnus Woldrich.
Report bugs to email@example.com
rmcd home page: <http://github.com/trapd00r/rmcd/>
Copyright 2010 Magnus Woldrich. License GPLv2: GNU GPL version 2 or
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There
is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Radio Playing Daemon <http://github.com/trapd00r/RPD/>
Nice work there dmz! But it sure would be nice to have this in aur!