libnotify song notifications for Radio Paradise
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rpnotify - libnotify song notifications for Radio Paradise

Description

Displays 'Now Playing' song notifications from Radio Paradise. Useful if you want to use the Ogg Vorbis or other streams without embedded song metadata.

Licence

Permissive: see rpnotify itself for the licence text

Using

Make sure you have the following installed:

  • perl
  • a libnotify notification daemon

perl modules:

  • Gtk2::Notify
  • LWP::UserAgent
  • Readonly
  • XML::Simple
  • Log::Log4perl
  • HTML::Entities

Make sure you have a libnotify notification daemon running (most modern GNU/Linux desktops will have this).

Run the script:

$ ./rpnotify

Press Ctrl-C to stop it.

Credits

My thanks go to:

Radio Paradise, of course, for providing such a great selection of tunes. http://www.radioparadise.com/

Michael Howe, for the idea.

Contact

Feel free to get in touch with the author: Dominic Hargreaves dom@earth.li with suggestions, bug reports or (preferably!) patches. You could also try the github issue tracker.