Today I created a new music tool quiet like the Apple Shuffle. It will play music files randomly from my 'collection'. Here follows the code.
#!/bin/sh cd ~/music find . -type f > playlist mplayer -quiet -shuffle -playlist playlist | grep Playing
It can be started in it's own terminal and be controlled with all the normal
mplayer combinations. PgUp and PgDn will skip songs. Left and Right will skip in a song.
- will change the volume.
Q let's you quit.
It's a little crude at the edges, but it's probably the best tool I've written in a while. No stuff that will keep you from getting your job done.