I wish to assign Ctrl+Space to rhythmbox play/pause but cannot figure out how to do so using the keyboard menu, for whenever I try, it is disabled for i do not know what i am meant to type into the shortcut field.
What do we need...
When rhythmbox is installed, there is a command based application called
So how does it do it...
You need to ensure that this plugin is enabled in Rhythmbox
How to I assign a short-cut key...
Launch Keyboard from the Unity Dash.
The important part is the command and assigning the short-cut itself.
The command you need to use is
So what else can I control...
If you run
The most useful options for keyboard control are:
--quit Quit Rhythmbox --next Jump to next song --previous Jump to previous song --seek Seek in current track --play Resume playback if currently paused --pause Pause playback if currently playing --play-pause Toggle play/pause mode --enqueue Add specified tracks to the play queue --clear-queue Empty the play queue before adding new tracks --print-playing Print the title and artist of the playing song --print-playing-format Print formatted details of the song --set-volume Set the playback volume --volume-up Increase the playback volume --volume-down Decrease the playback volume --print-volume Print the current playback volume --set-rating Set the rating of the current song
There are other options which you can use in - for example - shell scripts as well.