Gnome shell extension MediasPlayers
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Gnome shell extension Mediasplayers

Gnome shell extension Mediasplayers is a simple extension for displaying player control, music and music cover in Gnome Shell.

Players supported (depend of the correct MPRIS support by the players) :

  • Banshee (full fonctionnal)
  • Rhythmbox
  • Clementine
  • Quodlibet
  • Audacious
  • Guayadeque
  • MPD serveur (for Gnome Musique Player for example)

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  1. Put directory mediasplayers@ycdref/ in ~/.local/share/gnome-shell/extensions/
  2. As Root, put the file mediasplayers@ycdref/ in /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/
  3. As Root, # glib-compile-schemas /usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/
  4. Restart Gnome Shell ([Alt]+[F2], r)
  5. Enjoy, contribute, ...

Don't forgot to put on Dbus Mpris and grab couver in you music app preference Extensions.


Copyright (C) 2011, Freddy Cornil - ycDref (Caccc)

Part of code from Jean-Philippe Braun , j.wielicki

Gnome shell extension Mediasplayers is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Gnome shell extension Mediasplayers is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Gnome shell extension Mediasplayers. If not, see