Re: iTunes in 32bit chroot?
And I suggest try amarok I'm realy enjoy using it...
and the pluggin of kxdocker...
On 1/11/06, Chris DiVirgilio <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Jan 11, 2006, at 9:52 AM, Craig Hagerman wrote:
> > On 1/11/06, Matthias Julius <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Craig Hagerman <email@example.com> writes:
> >>> incredibly slow starting up (because I have so much music). I
> >>> usually
> >>> use xmms, but for some reason when I create and save a playlist it
> >>> won't open in xmms afterwards anyway (wants to open in rhythm box!?)
> >> That certainly can be adjusted in the file manager you are using.
> >> Which one is that? Or how do you open a playlist?
> > I'm using Gnome. When I double click on the playlist it opens
> > rhythmbox. If I right click and chose xmms it opens and does nothing.
> > If it open xmms and chose the playlist it does nothing. hmmm...
> > strange, no?
> > Anyway, this is not an optimal situation for me. I have spent ages
> > making playlists in iTunes (which I don't think can be exported to
> > xmms) and I would really like to find a way to use iTunes via
> > crossover office or wine. <crossed fingers>
> This might not necessarily be ideal, but here's a tool to convert
> iTunes playlists to .m3u for xmms:
> The web-interface will, of course, be cumbersome if you have as many
> playlists as you claim, but if you have access to a Windows machine,
> the author has created a native Windows app to do the same thing.
> The up front time spent converting playlists might be less of a
> hassle than getting iTunes to work in wine (not to mention the
> overhead associated with running your jukebox in an emulator - OK,
> Wine Is Not an Emulator, but there's still overhead associated with it).
> Here's an AppleScript do it from iTunes:
> The problem with the above solutions is that iTunes stores file
> location relative to the system root. This path will include /
> Volumes/<your NFS share>/... You would need to go through and change
> the paths.
> Finally, iTunes allows you to export playlists as text or xml. m3u
> is a very simple (text) file format. An m3u file looks like this:
> #EXTINF: 185,Artist - Title
> The first line indicates that the file is an m3u playlist. The next
> two lines are a pair representing a song and are repeated for each
> song in the playlist. In the first line of the pair, 185 is the
> length of the song in seconds. Artist - Title is self-explanatory;
> usually this comes from the ID3 tag. The second line of the pair is
> the path to the file, either relative to the playlist file or the
> system root.
> All of this information can easily be parsed out of the xml or text
> playlist files exported by iTunes. Be careful - if you export the
> iTunes playlists to xml, the track time is in milliseconds; you'll
> have to convert to seconds. If you export to text, the track times
> are already in seconds.
> With this approach, you can simply export all your playlists to a
> directory and write a script to loop through the files in the
> directory converting each one.
> Again, it's not the answer you asked for, but it might help.
> - Chris
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