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mptoggle(1) [debian man page]

MPTOGGLE(1)							     mptoggle							       MPTOGGLE(1)

mptoggle - single button control for mpd SYNOPSIS
mptoggle [host] [playlist ...] DESCRIPTION
mptoggle allows mpd to be controlled by a single physical button. It was designed for a linksys nslu2 running mpd, for which the only available physical control is a power button that can be remapped to run an arbitrary program. mptoggle toggles playback each time it's run. So press the button once to start, and a second time to stop. Each time it starts playing. By default it selects a new different playlist, at random, to play. If playlist names are specified at the command line, it will choose between those at random. Example of how to make the nslu2's power button run mptoggle, in /etc/inittab: ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/usr/bin/mptoggle localhost SEE ALSO
mprompt(1) mpd(1) AUTHOR
Copyright 2007 Joey Hess <> Licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 or higher. perl v5.10.1 2010-03-06 MPTOGGLE(1)

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MPSTORE(1)							      mpstore								MPSTORE(1)

mpstore - store and transfer mpd state between daemons SYNOPSIS
mpstore [host] > file mpload [host] < file mpcp [src] dest mpmv [src] dest mpswap [A] B DESCRIPTION
These commands allow saving, loading, and transferring state between mpd daemons running on different hosts. mpstore dumps a daemon's state to stdout. mpload loads a state dump from stdin and sends it to a daemon. mpcp copies the state from the src daemon to the dest daemon, causing it to begin to play the same song as the src daemon, at the same position. mpmv moves the state, so the dest daemon is left playing what the src daemon was playing, and the src daemon is paused. mpswap exchanges the state of daemons A and B, swapping what they're playing. The first hostname passed to each command can be omitted, if it is then the MPD_HOST environment variable will be used. Like the MPD_HOST variable, the hostname can be of the form "password@hostname" to specify a password. If any hostname is "-", the MPD_HOST setting will be used. The full list of state that is handled is: the contents of the playlist the playback state (playing, paused, stopped) the currently playing song the position within the playing song the volume control the repeat, random, and cross fade settings LIMITATIONS
The host that state is transferred to must have the playing song available in its library, with the same filename. It's ok if some other songs in the playlist are not available; such songs will be skipped. mpcp cannot perfectly synchronise playback between the two daemons. Network latency and timing prevent this. It should manage better than 0.5 second accuracy. If you need better accuracy of synchronised playback, you should probably use Pulse Audio. BUGS
The file format is not the same that mpd uses for saving its own state, which would be nice. AUTHOR
Copyright 2007 Joey Hess <> Licensed under the GNU GPL version 2 or higher. perl v5.10.1 2010-03-06 MPSTORE(1)

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