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Old drive with lots of music or unsorted drive? This command will play all mp3 files in a folder and after playing one song or pressing q, it will ask you if you want to delete the file.
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The glob pattern * expands to all files, no need for the 'ls' command.
The quotes around "$i" make sure filenames with spaces in them are handled correctly.
mplayer determines if it is a media file and plays it, or gives errors and the loop asks if this file has to be removed.
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