playerctl

Utility to control different media players.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/playerctl.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install playerctl
Ubuntu
apt-get install playerctl
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S playerctl
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install playerctl

Utility to control different media players.

  • Toggle play:
    playerctl play-pause
  • Next media:
    playerctl next
  • Previous media:
    playerctl previous
  • List all players:
    playerctl --list-all
  • Send a command to a specific player:
    playerctl --player=player_name command
  • Send a command to all players:
    playerctl --all-players command

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