Queues up a random album from your library view and plays it.
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README.md

Maintainers Wanted

Do you prefer listening to whole albums but aren't sure which one you're in the mood for?

This plugin for Rhythmbox queues a random album and plays it immediately.

Dependencies

Make sure you install the package "python-lxml".

Installing

At the command line for rhythmbox 2.96 to 2.99.1:

$ ./install.sh

At the command line for rhythmbox 3.0 and later:

$ ./install.sh --rb3

If it gives errors on permissions, launch it with sudo:

$ sudo ./install.sh --rb3

Usage

From the application menu, click 'Tools' -> 'Random Album' to start up a random album. You can also use the shortcut key Shift+Ctrl+R to start.

Configuration options

Number of albums to play

If you'd like to play more than one album.

Default: 1

Ignored albums

A comma-separated list of albums that you want the plugin to ignore.

Default: Unknown, Unknown Album, Single

Contributors

  • David Mohammed (fossfreedom)
  • Andrea Franco (afrancoto)
  • silberzwiebel
  • UMLAUTaxl
  • andreabertagnolli
  • ProgVal

Enjoy!