Make a playlistfile for mpg321 or other CLI player

find /DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ -name *.mp3 | grep "andy" > ~/mylist
This file can now be played with mpg321 -@ ~/mylist
Sample Output
In the file mylist in your home directory

/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/andy.mp3
/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/andy2.mp3
/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/sandy.mp3
/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/kandy.mp3

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What Others Think

You probably want to escape those spaces, either with\ backslashes or "with quotes".
intuited · 410 weeks and 5 days 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
cde1985 · 410 weeks and 5 days ago
/DirectoryWhereMyMp3sAre/ are properly better, I have changed it.
cde1985 · 410 weeks and 5 days ago
For what is the grep "andy"?
Tungmar · 407 weeks and 4 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.
cde1985 · 407 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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