mplayer lacks an option for selecting files in a reverse order. So here is a quick way to playback all mp3 files in reverse order:
$ ls -1 -r *.mp3 > mp3.rev
$ mplayer -playlist mp3.rev
- -r reverse order while sorting
- -1 list one file per line
- -playlist file : Play files according to a playlist file
Let's hear your shell hack in the comments.
Razvan talk about hooking Amarok to MySQL database server and create an MP3 file server. I this is an excellent hack:
When it comes to playing music in Linux, Amarok is one of the best audio players out there. It offers almost everything you need, from a clean, intuitive interface to a range of useful scripts. You can even put it on a server and give it a Web interface.
ObsidianMusic was previously known as amaroK Web Frontend. It is a collection of scripts that, combined with a MySQL database and the Amarok player, forms an excellent way of sharing MP3 files over the Internet or a small office network. All the music files in your collection can be played, downloaded, or streamed by a regular Web browser. Furthermore, ObsidianMusic offers search capabilities and music sorting, and can be customized using themes.
=> Create an MP3 file server using Amarok and ObsidianMusic
Recently I decided to burn selected MP3 files on an audio CD from command prompt.
First, you need to convert your mp3 (myfile.mp3) into .wav (myfile.wav) file:
$ mpg123 -w myfile.wav myfile.mp3
Use above command to convert all files to mp3
Then burn all .wav file on to the CD
# cdrecord -dev=ATA:1,0,0 -eject speed=4 -pad -audio *.wav
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