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Cmus is a powerful command line music player. It is designed to run in a terminal environment and provides a minimalistic yet functional interface. Cmus supports a wide range of audio formats including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, and more. It has a robust set of features like playlists, gapless playback, and audio library management. Cmus allows users to navigate their music collection using various sorting and filtering options. It also supports plugins for added functionality and customization. Cmus's interface can be controlled using keyboard shortcuts, making it efficient for power users. It has a remote control feature that enables controlling the player from another terminal or computer. Cmus is known for its lightweight and low resource consumption, making it suitable for older hardware or remote servers. Overall, cmus is an excellent choice for those who prefer a command line music player with a clean and efficient interface.

List of commands for cmus:

  • cmus:tldr:4e540 cmus: Open cmus into the specified directory (this will become your new working directory).
    $ cmus ${path-to-directory}
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