Media Management and Playback application Muinshee


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Banshee is an media management and playback application for the GNOME desktop, allowing users to import audio from CDs, search their library, create playlists of selections of their library, sync music to/from iPods and other media devices, play and manage video files and burn selections to a CD.



Play the next track, optionally restarting if the ’restart’ value is set


Play the previous track, optionally restarting if the ’restart value is set


If the current song has been played longer than 4 seconds then restart it, otherwise the same as --previous


Automatically start playing any tracks enqueued on the command line


Start playback


Pause playback


Toggle playback


Completely stop playback


Enable or disable playback stopping after the currently playing track (value should be either ’true’ or ’false’)


Set the playback volume (0-100), prefix with +/- for relative values


Seek to a specific point (seconds, float)


Set the currently played track’s rating (0 to 5)


Current player state


Last player state


Query whether the player can be paused


Query whether the player can seek


Player volume


Player position in currently playing track




Artist Name


Album Title


Track Title




Track Number


Track Count


Disc Number








Bit Rate


Present the user interface on the active workspace


Enter the full-screen mode


Hide the user interface


Do not present the user interface, regardless of any other options


Present the import media dialog box


Present the about dialog


Present the open location dialog


Present the preferences dialog


Enable general debugging features


Enable debugging output of SQL queries


Enable debugging output of Mono.Addins


Specify an alternate database to use


Specify an alternate key, default is /apps/banshee-1/


Optimize instance for running uninstalled; most notably, this will create an alternate Mono.Addins database in the working directory


Disable DBus support completely


Skip loading a custom gtkrc file (~/.config/banshee-1/gtkrc) if it exists


Show this help


Show options for controlling playback


Show options for querying the playing track


Show options for querying the playing engine


Show options for the user interface


Show options for developers and debugging


Show all option groups


Show version information

Copyright 2005-2009 Novell, Inc. and Contributors.

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