Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ubuntu 14.04 install Cmus and Lyvid

After searching a while for a commandline music-players for linux and testing them I just settled down with cmus. Cmus is a feature rich music-player built using ncurses which provides a nice commandline based GUI. Since I wanted a lyric module for the player I added lyvi which is a simple command-line lyrics viewer for […]

VLC: Play folder and sub-folders in random order using repeat-all

One of my frequent use-cases is to play music from a folder and all it’s sub-folders in random order. This can be achieved simply using vlc. vlc /your/location/ -ZL –no-repeat The -Z is for shuffle, -L is for loop and –no-repeat is needed so that it repeats all, not just a single file. For further […]