N:aRC is comes from Nec's Amarok Remote Control and is a shell script, which allows the (remote) controlling of amarok per ssh.
It is mainly a wrapper for the amarok DCOP functions, but also simplifies the ssh process.
It is possible to run it with keyboard shortcuts.
Usage: $0 [Options] < Command >
--help, -h Prints this help message
--version, -v Prints the version information
Options could be one or more of the following:
--host, -H Sets the host to connect to
--user, -u Sets the user as which to connect
< user >@< host > Same as "-H < host > -u < user >"
--remove, -r Removes the authorization file afterwards
--append, -a Append the authorization file to the existing one and do not replace it
Command could be one of the following:
add < DIR > Adds DIR to current playlist
create < DIR > Creates new playlist from DIR
play, p (Re)starts playing
pause, p Pauses playing
stop, s Stops playing
stopafter, f Stops after current song
next, n Goes to next item in playlist
prev, e Goes to previous item in playlist
current, c Prints currently playing song
random, r < on/off > Sets random mode on/off
volume, v < X > Sets volume to X %
volumeup, vu [n] Increases volume by n reasonable steps. (n defaults to 1)
volumedown, vd [n] Decreases volume by n reasonable steps. (n defaults to 1)
What's New in This Release:
· This release adds a new command line option that is useful with keyboard shortcuts.