A simple script for Amarok to enable support for all music features of Mugshot (Music Radar, Now Playing etc.)
Don't know what Mugshot is? See: http://mugshot.org/
You will need:
- the Mugshot client and a Mugshot account
- dbus python bindings
Just enable the script in the Amarok script manager. There is no configuration to be done. You don’t need to restart Mugshot; the script will start working as soon as the next track starts playing.
This script actually works by pretending to be Rhythmbox, which is an alternate music player fully supported by Mugshot.
There are probably problems with running this script and Rhythmbox at the same time.
Not all of the metadata exported by Rhythmbox is exported by this script (e.g., file mimetype is missing). However, Mugshot doesn’t seem to use the missing data anyway.
There might still be a few problems with tracks using exotic character encodings.