mpdcron - add scrobbler, rating, play counts and other functionalities to MPD

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name mpdcron
Package version 0.3+git20110303
Package release 3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 1.07 KB
Download size 289.20 KB
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mpdcron is a daemon that watches a Music Player Daemon instance for idle
states and execs commands triggered by specific states.
* Uses mpd's idle mode.
* Calls hooks depending on the event.
* Sets special environment variables to pass data to the hooks.
* Optional support for modules via GModule.
* Included modules:
- notification
+ uses notify-send to send notifications.
+ can detect repeated songs.
- scrobbler
+ uses curl to submit songs to or
- stats
+ module saves song data to a sqlite database
+ supports loving, killing, rating and tagging songs, artists,
albums and genres.
+ tracks play count of songs, artist, albums and genres.
+ implements a simple server protocol for remote clients to
receive data.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mpdcron_0.3+git20110303-3_i386.deb 0.3+git20110303 i386 Ubuntu Universe
mpdcron - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libcurl3-gnutls >= 7.16.2-1
libdaemon0 >= 0.14
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.22.0
libmpdclient2 >= 2.1
libnokogiri-ruby -
libnotify-bin -
libsqlite3-0 >= 3.5.9
ruby -


Type URL
Binary Package mpdcron_0.3+git20110303-3_amd64.deb
Source Package mpdcron

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mpdcron deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mpdcron



See Also

Package Description
mpdris_0.1.2-2build1_all.deb media player interface (MPRIS) client for MPD
mpdscribble_0.22-1_amd64.deb reporting client for mpd
mpdtoys_0.24_all.deb small command line tools and toys for MPD
mpe-source_1.2.7-10ubuntu1_all.deb Source for MPE, for other package to build-depend
mpeg2dec_0.4.1-3_amd64.deb Simple libmpeg2 video decoder application
mpeg3-utils_1.5.4-5ubuntu1_amd64.deb MPEG streams decoding library
mpegdemux_0.1.4-2_amd64.deb MPEG1/2 system stream demultiplexer
mpg123-alsa_1.12.1-3.2ubuntu1_amd64.deb MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player with ALSA support - dummy package
mpg123-el_1.58-1_all.deb front-end to mpg321/ogg321 media players for Emacs
mpg123-esd_1.12.1-3.2ubuntu1_amd64.deb MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player with Esound support - dummy package
mpg123-nas_1.12.1-3.2ubuntu1_amd64.deb MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player with NAS support - dummy package
mpg123_1.12.1-3.2ubuntu1_amd64.deb MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player
mpg321_0.2.13-4ubuntu1_amd64.deb Simple and lightweight command line MP3 player
mpgtx_1.3.1-5_amd64.deb toolbox to manipulate MPEG files (video, system, and audio)
mpi-default-bin_1.0.1_amd64.deb Standard MPI runtime programs (metapackage)