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banshee: Media Management and Playback application


Banshee - Media Management and Playback application
Muinshee - Media Management and Playback application


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Banshee is an media management and playback application for the GNOME desktop, allowing users to import audio from CDs, search their library, create playlists of selections of their library, sync music to/from iPods and other media devices, play and manage video files and burn selections to a CD.


Play the next track, optionally restarting if the 'restart' value is set
Play the previous track, optionally restarting if the 'restart value is set
If the current song has been played longer than 4 seconds then restart it, otherwise the same as --previous
Automatically start playing any tracks enqueued on the command line
Start playback
Pause playback
Toggle playback
Completely stop playback
Enable or disable playback stopping after the currently playing track (value should be either 'true' or 'false')
Set the playback volume (0-100), prefix with +/- for relative values
Seek to a specific point (seconds, float)
Set the currently played track's rating (0 to 5)
Current player state
Last player state
Query whether the player can be paused
Query whether the player can seek
Player volume
Player position in currently playing track
Artist Name
Album Title
Track Title
Track Number
Track Count
Disc Number
Bit Rate
Present the user interface on the active workspace
Enter the full-screen mode
Hide the user interface
Do not present the user interface, regardless of any other options
Present the import media dialog box
Present the about dialog
Present the open location dialog
Present the preferences dialog
Enable general debugging features
Enable debugging output of SQL queries
Enable debugging output of Mono.Addins
Specify an alternate database to use
Specify an alternate key, default is /apps/banshee-1/
Optimize instance for running uninstalled; most notably, this will create an alternate Mono.Addins database in the working directory
Disable DBus support completely
Skip loading a custom gtkrc file (~/.config/banshee-1/gtkrc) if it exists
Show this help
Show options for controlling playback
Show options for querying the playing track
Show options for querying the playing engine
Show options for the user interface
Show options for developers and debugging
Show all option groups
Show version information

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