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Make a playlistfile for mpg321 or other CLI player

Terminal - Make a playlistfile for mpg321 or other CLI player
find /DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ -name *.mp3 | grep "andy" > ~/mylist
2010-08-04 14:05:23
User: cde1985
Functions: find grep
Make a playlistfile for mpg321 or other CLI player

This file can now be played with

mpg321 -@ ~/mylist


There are 2 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
ls -w 1 > list.m3u
2010-08-27 07:03:17
User: Tungmar
Functions: ls

A short variant if you have only one directory whit only audio files in it.

find /DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ -regextype posix-egrep -iregex '.*?\.(ogg|mp3)' | sort > ~/mylist.m3u
2010-08-27 06:58:22
User: Tungmar
Functions: find sort

Supports other file formats.

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You probably want to escape those spaces, either with\ backslashes or "with quotes".

Comment by intuited 243 weeks ago

It's just an example, the _ are there to make the example easier to read.

is this what u ment?

find /directory\ where\ my\ mp3s\ are/ | grep "andy" > ~/mylist

Comment by cde1985 243 weeks ago

/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ are properly better, I have changed it.

Comment by cde1985 243 weeks ago

For what is the grep "andy"?

Comment by Tungmar 239 weeks and 5 days ago

Oh the andy is just an example on how to select just an artist or group or just anyting that the path+filename holds.

Comment by cde1985 239 weeks and 2 days ago

Your point of view

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