EXAILE

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: July 2019
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NAME

Exaile - music manager and player  

SYNOPSIS

exaile [,OPTION/...] [,LOCATION/...]  

DESCRIPTION

Launch Exaile, optionally adding tracks specified by LOCATION to the active playlist. If Exaile is already running, this attempts to use the existing instance instead of creating a new one.  

Playback Options:

-n, --next
Play the next track
-p, --prev
Play the previous track
-s, --stop
Stop playback
-a, --play
Play
-u, --pause
Pause
-t, --play-pause
Pause or resume playback
--stop-after-current
Stop playback after current track
 

Collection Options:

--add LOCATION
Add tracks from LOCATION to the collection
 

Playlist Options:

--export-playlist LOCATION
Export the current playlist to LOCATION
 

Track Options:

-q, --query
Query player
--format-query FORMAT
Retrieve the current playback state and track information as FORMAT
--format-query-tags TAGS
Tags to retrieve from the current track; use with --format-query
--gui-query
Show a popup with data of the current track
--get-title
Print the title of current track
--get-album
Print the album of current track
--get-artist
Print the artist of current track
--get-length
Print the length of current track
--set-rating N
Set rating for current track to N%
--get-rating
Get rating for current track
--current-position
Print the current playback position as time
--current-progress
Print the current playback progress as percentage
 

Volume Options:

-i N, --increase-vol N
Increase the volume by N%
-l N, --decrease-vol N
Decrease the volume by N%
-m, --toggle-mute
Mute or unmute the volume
--get-volume
Print the current volume percentage
 

Other Options:

--new
Start new instance
-h, --help
Show this help message and exit
--version
Show program's version number and exit.
--start-minimized
Start minimized (to tray, if possible)
--toggle-visible
Toggle visibility of the GUI (if possible)
--safemode
Start in safe mode - sometimes useful when you're running into problems
--force-import
Force import of old data from version 0.2.x (overwrites current data)
--no-import
Do not import old data from version 0.2.x
--start-anyway
Make control options like --play start Exaile if it is not running
 

Development/Debug Options:

--datadir DIRECTORY
Set data directory
--all-data-dir DIRECTORY
Set data and config directory
--modulefilter MODULE
Limit log output to MODULE
--levelfilter LEVEL
Limit log output to LEVEL
--debug
Show debugging output
--eventdebug
Enable debugging of xl.event. Generates lots of output
--eventdebug-full
Enable full debugging of xl.event. Generates LOTS of output
--threaddebug
Add thread name to logging messages.
--eventfilter TYPE
Limit xl.event debug to output of TYPE
--quiet
Reduce level of output
--startgui
--no-dbus
Disable D-Bus support
--no-hal
Disable HAL support.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
Playback Options:
Collection Options:
Playlist Options:
Track Options:
Volume Options:
Other Options:
Development/Debug Options:
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