[xubuntu-users] [14.04 64Bit]-"gmusicbrowser":Toggle Pause With One Keyboard Key?

Jesse Palser jessepalsermailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 16:49:42 UTC 2014

On 10/25/2014 12:40 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:
> On 10/25/2014 12:07 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:
>> On 10/24/2014 11:06 PM, Fred Roller wrote:
>>> On 10/24/2014 06:33 PM, Jesse Palser wrote:
>>>> Running Xubuntu 14.04 L.T.S. 64Bit fully updated.
>>>> I am trying to toggle pause in "gmusicbrowser" with one single key.
>>>> Is the above possible? 
>>> yes this is possible.  If you are programing the play/pause media 
>>> key or what to custom program your own keys.  First read the man 
>>> pages on gmusicbrowser
>>>     man gmusicbrowser
>>> and you will find near the bottom the topic of this command
>>>     CMD >~/.gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser.fifo
>>> you will be using the PlayPause command in the above. Next open the 
>>> settings manager window in the "start" button bottom right trio of 
>>> buttons far left button.
>>>     All Settings ->(hardware)Keyboard->Application Shortcuts
>>> Click the Add button and type (cut and paste) the command:
>>>     PlayPause >~/.gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser.fifo
>>> which should toggle the Play/Pause function.  Click next and push 
>>> the key you want assigned.  In my personal case the play/pause media 
>>> button shows as "XF86AudioPlay".  Once you push the buttons your 
>>> command will be listed and you can try it out.  If you are concerned 
>>> with impacting other programs the play/pause does work with the use 
>>> a custom combo like ctrl+shft+p or something. HIH.
>>> -- 
>>> - Fred
>>> "Only those who can see the invisible
>>> can accomplish the impossible." - Anonymous
>> Hi,
>> I tried to do what you suggested, but I get an error message when 
>> pressing the key?
>> Here is a screenshot: 
>> http://16bitsoft.com/Images/Stuff/gmusicbrowser-PlayPause-Error-01.png
>> Hope you can help me to fix this, thanks!
>> Jesse
> Hi Again,
> I don't understand how to do this in terminal?:
> CMD >~/.gmusicbrowser/gmusicbrowser.fifo
> Any help would be appreciated...
> Jesse

OK, I did some Googl'ing and found the solution:
The command is: "gmusicbrowser -cmd PlayPause".

Thank you!

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