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A lightweigh notifier for MPD

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Description

MPNotifier is a lightweight client for MPD displaying a popup notification each time a new song is played by the server. This kind of notification is usual for most of graphical MPD clients but if you prefer to use a text-mode client like ncmpc, you need to use a third-party tool like MPNotifier.

Prerequisite

The following python packages are needed:

  • python-notify,

  • python-mpd,

  • python-gtk2.

Configuration

MPNotifier will load the file ~/.mpnrc, which a YAML file like this one:

daemon: False
once: False
debug: False
persist: True
timeout: 3
keys: True
icon: gnome-mime-audio
title: >-
  %t
body: >-
  <b>%b</b>
  <i>%a</i>

The fields have the same names than the long form of the command line arguments, see mpn -h for explanation.

Download

On PyPI: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/MPNotifier

Directly: http://chadok.info/mpn/MPNotifier-1.1.tar.gz

Darcs repository: http://chadok.info/darcs/mpn

Licence

MPNotifier is free software, released under the term of the GPLv2+.

Copyright 2007-2011 Olivier Schwander <olivier.schwander@chadok.info>

Copyright 2009-2011 Walther Maldonado <walther.md@gmail.com>

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