Fiddle - a music player

All music players suck, all in different ways. The music player that I created sucks too. A lot actually, but that’s to be expected. The work of three days is now available to the public in some kind of alpha release. The player is called Fiddle and is available in my Git repository. But please take a look at the website that I created for it. It contains a lot of good information about downloading and running Fiddle....

September 15, 2008

Another music player

The day after I posted the previous post, I became aware of a serious flaw in the design of the player. It couldn’t play music from on artist or one album. I really liked this functionality, so I wrote it. MUSICDIR=~/music cd $MUSICDIR find . -type f -name "*.mp3" -o -name "*.ogg" | grep "$1" > playlist mplayer -quiet -shuffle -playlist playlist | grep Playing Also it tried to play the cover images that are in some of the directories....

October 18, 2005

My new music player tool

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....

October 2, 2005