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=Description=
 
=Description=
Exaile is a music player utilizing the GTK+ toolkit. Features include:
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[http://www.exaile.org/| Exaile] is a music player written in python that uses the GTK+ toolkit. Exaile is released under the [http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html| GPL] license. Features include:
 
*Retrieval of album art, lyrics, artist/album information (via Wikipedia), and guitar tabs (via fretplay.com)
 
*Retrieval of album art, lyrics, artist/album information (via Wikipedia), and guitar tabs (via fretplay.com)
 
*Tabbed playlists
 
*Tabbed playlists
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=Installation=
 
=Installation=
  
Exaile is available in [[Official Repositories| Arch's community repository]]. To enable the community repository, it must be uncommented in /etc/pacman.conf
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Exaile is available in [[Official Repositories| Arch's community repository]]. To enable the community repository, it must be uncommented in /etc/pacman.conf:
  
 
  [community]
 
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   Include = /etc/pacman.d/community
 
   Include = /etc/pacman.d/community
  
Exaile can then be installed using [[Pacman]]
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Exaile can then be installed using [[Pacman]]:
  
 
  Pacman -Sy exaile
 
  Pacman -Sy exaile
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=Problems=
 
=Problems=
 
==Exaile 0.2.9 Album Art==
 
==Exaile 0.2.9 Album Art==
On May 18th, 2007 [http://www.amazon.com| Amazon] has updated their ECS API to 4.0. Exaile fetches album art from [http://www.amazon.com| Amazon]  and this update has cause the inability of Exaile <=0.2.9 to retrieve album art. A patch which restores the ability to fetch album art from Amazon has been provided on [http://www.exaile.org/| Exaile's website] with instructions on how to apply the patch. This issue has already been addressed in Exaile's SVN.
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On May 18th, 2007 [http://www.amazon.com| Amazon] has updated their ECS API. This update has cause the inability of Exaile <=0.2.9 to retrieve album art. A patch which restores the ability to restore album art retrieval from Amazon has been provided on [http://www.exaile.org/| Exaile's website] with instructions on how to apply the patch. This issue has already been addressed in Exaile's SVN.

Revision as of 00:13, 19 May 2007

Description

Exaile is a music player written in python that uses the GTK+ toolkit. Exaile is released under the GPL license. Features include:

  • Retrieval of album art, lyrics, artist/album information (via Wikipedia), and guitar tabs (via fretplay.com)
  • Tabbed playlists
  • iPod Support
  • Last.fm support
  • SHOUTcast directory browser
  • Track blacklisting

Installation

Exaile is available in Arch's community repository. To enable the community repository, it must be uncommented in /etc/pacman.conf:

[community]
# Add your preferred servers here, they will be used first
 Include = /etc/pacman.d/community

Exaile can then be installed using Pacman:

Pacman -Sy exaile

Enabling cover art, lyrics, and guitar tablature

While installing Exaile via Pacman will also install any needed runtime dependencies, two additional packages (gnome-python-extras & libgtkhtml) will be needed to enable the cover art, lyrics, guitar tablature, and wiki features of Exaile.

Pacman -Sy gnome-python-extras libgtkhtml

Problems

Exaile 0.2.9 Album Art

On May 18th, 2007 Amazon has updated their ECS API. This update has cause the inability of Exaile <=0.2.9 to retrieve album art. A patch which restores the ability to restore album art retrieval from Amazon has been provided on Exaile's website with instructions on how to apply the patch. This issue has already been addressed in Exaile's SVN.