A coding question

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Mon Sep 5 20:43:00 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 08:19:35PM -0500, Curt Tresenriter wrote:
> On 9/4/2011 4:03 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> >On Sun, Sep 04, 2011 at 01:32:39PM -0500, Curt Tresenriter wrote:
> >>I have a Saitek model A250 portable wireless USB speaker which was
> >>not made for Linux although it does connect and plays through VLC or
> >>XMMS.
> >>However the controls on the unit do not pause, skip, etc.
> >>I'd like to know if this functionality could be could be implemented
> >>under Linux and if it's a matter of writing some code or something
> >>else.
> >>I have no experience but would love to take a stab at it if I knew
> >>where to start, or am I barking up the wrong tree?
> >I think you're barking up the wrong tree. The controls you want are in
> >vlc. I have no experience with xmms.
> The unit, under Windows, is able to control all those functions
> using VLC, wouldn't it be possible for the samebehavior under Linux?

Are you saying that pause and skip(next media in playlist) aren't
available in vlc? What is it you're skipping? Music files? Video files?
What other functions are you looking for?

Bob Holtzman
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