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Mopidy tool controlling playback from command line

Project Description

Mopidy tool for controlling playback from command line


Install by running:

pip install mopidycli

Or, if available, install the Debian/Ubuntu package from

Now export the ip address of your mopidy server if it is not running on the same machine. Like this:



After installation, you’ll get the following scripts:

mopidy-next:         Change to the next track.

mopidy-pause:        Pause playback.

mopidy-play:         play the currently active track.

mopidy-previous:     Change to the previous track.

mopidy-resume:       If paused, resume playing the current track.

mopidy-shuffle:      Shuffles the entire tracklist.

mopidy-state:        Get The playback state: 'playing', 'paused', or 'stopped'.
               If PLAYING or PAUSED, show information on current track.

mopidy-tracklist:    Get tracklist

mopidy-play-backend-uri:   Play a specific backend uri, like 'plex:album:6247' or 'spotify:track:XXX'

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v0.2.0 (2016-02-03)

  • New command, mopidy-play-backend-uri, to play an album or track by backend uri.


  • Initial release.
  • Basic control of a given Mopidy server.
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