Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] global shortcuts/file view

Jonathan Matthew wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 09:17:34PM -0600, Eric P wrote:
>> 2 questions.
>> 1. Is there a way to have a globally set-able shortcut for Rhythmbox under XFCE?  It'd be nice to play/pause/skip
>> tracks/etc. while other apps are in focus.
> Rhythmbox uses the media key handling scheme provided by
> gnome-settings-daemon for this.  If xfce has a reasonably sensible
> alternate scheme, we could possibly support that too.
> Otherwise, if xfce provides a way to run arbitrary commands in response
> to particular keys, you can use that to invoke 'rhythmbox-client --next'
> etc.
Excellent!  That works perfectly.

>> 2. Is there a regular file view to browse the file system and pick tunes for the play list?
> I'm not aware of anyone working on anything like this.  Without any
> specific use cases for it (why does it make sense to browse your music
> this way?), it seems like there's too much overlap with actual file
> managers.  Where the interaction between the file manager and rhythmbox
> is lacking, we should look at fixing that rather than cutting the file
> manager out entirely.
Agreed.  And being able to import File/Folder is sufficient till the file gets tagged.

Thanks for responding.


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