[Juser] [new jabber user question] publish tunes

naw lambda512 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 23:23:48 UTC 2011

Sorry, I wrote the prior message too fast.

On Lunes 11 Abril 2011 01:12:05 naw escribió:
> On Viernes 08 Abril 2011 17:44:10 urodelo escribió:
> > Hello list.
> > I'm new to jabber and I'm trying to understand a bit how it works. I've  
> > had an account since some years, but I've just used it for some im  
> > transports.
> > I use PSI 0.14 under Debian. I've seen that there's the possibility of  
> > publishing the tune i'm listening to. If I've understood well, the server  
> > must support PEP for this, and jabber.org it does (isn't it?) I've checked  
> > the flag on "publish tune" on my psi client, but what is not clear to me  
> > (yes, I'm a noob) is where I can see the info about the song- I've  
> > connected my 2 jabber accounts on the same client while listening to a  
> > song, but I can't find where the info is published. Maybe I'm missing  
> > something, maybe I need to subscribe to a pep transport or similar, but if  
> > so, while browsing for service3s on jabber.org I couldn't find it.
> > 
> > For listening to my songs I use mplayer; this is not among the players  
> > cited on PSI wiki, but I' can't see many infos about supported players  
> > there, especially running on Linux distros.
> > 
> > Can anybody kindly help me please?
> > Thanks in advance
> > 
> Hello
> In linux, Psi only seems to support MPC. It also can extract the data from a file (~/.psi/tune ?) So you can play with this, maybe looking if mplayer can log the songs to a file ad then parse the file and write the correct data to the file.
As I see at http://psi-im.org/wiki/Publish_Tune MPC support is done precisely by obtaining the info and writing it to the file.

> Another option, is to use the deberlopement version that seems to support much more players ( 
> http://redmine.psi-im.org/issues/show/1000 ) ; amarok, audacious, bmp, and those that have an MPRIS interface.
I meant the developement version, compiled from git.

> Psi+ (a patched version of Psi) also should support MPRIS (and others?)

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