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       amarok - The audio player for KDE


       amarok [Qt-options] [KDE-options] [URL(s)]


       Amarok is a powerful music player with an intuitive interface. It makes
       playing the music you love and discovering new music easier  than  ever
       before and it looks good doing it! Amarok is based on the powerful Qt 4
       / KDE 4 technology platform and nicely integrates with KDE desktop.

       Much work has been invested into integrating Amarok 2 with various  Web

       o  Ampache

       o  Jamendo Service


       o  Librivox

       o  MP3tunes

       o  Magnatune

       o  OPML Podcast Directory

       Amarok comes with a lot of features including but not limited to:

       o  Scripts  -  enhance  your Amarok experience with community developed

       o  Dynamic Playlists - create playlists that automatically update.

       o  Context View - customize interface with the Plasma  powered  Context

       o  PopUp  Dropper  - simplify drag&drop actions with revolutionary menu

       o  Multiple Language Translations

       o  Collection Management - organizing your music collection  has  never
          been  easier  with  Amarok's powerful tagging, renaming, and sorting

       o  Database Importing - import collections from Amarok 1.4 or iTunes.

       o  Scriptable Services - integrate other web services into Amarok.


       URL(s)                    Files/URLs to open

       -r, --previous
              Skip backwards in playlist

       -p, --play
              Start playing current playlist

       -t, --play-pause
              Play if stopped, pause if playing

              Pause playback

       -s, --stop
              Stop playback

       -f, --next
              Skip forwards in playlist

   Generic options:
       --help Show help about options

              Show Qt specific options

              Show KDE specific options

              Show all options

              Show author information

       -v, --version
              Show version information

              Show license information

       --     End of options

   KDE options:
       --caption <caption>
              Use 'caption' as name in the titlebar

       --icon <icon>
              Use 'icon' as the application icon

       --config <filename>
              Use alternative configuration file

              Disable crash handler, to get core dumps

              Waits for a WM_NET compatible windowmanager

       --style <style>
              sets the application GUI style

       --geometry <geometry>
              sets the client geometry of the main widget - see man X for  the
              argument format

              Do not run in the background.

   Qt options:
       --display <displayname>
              Use the X-server display 'displayname'

       --session <sessionId>
              Restore the application for the given 'sessionId'

       --cmap Causes  the  application  to  install  a private color map on an
              8-bit display

       --ncols <count>
              Limits the number of colors allocated in the color  cube  on  an
              8-bit    display,    if    the    application   is   using   the
              QApplication::ManyColor color specification

              tells Qt to never grab the mouse or the keyboard

              running under a debugger can  cause  an  implicit  -nograb,  use
              -dograb to override

       --sync switches to synchronous mode for debugging

       --fn, --font <fontname>
              defines the application font

       --bg, --background <color>
              sets  the  default  background  color and an application palette
              (light and dark shades are calculated)

       --fg, --foreground <color>
              sets the default foreground color

       --btn, --button <color>
              sets the default button color

       --name <name>
              sets the application name

       --title <title>
              sets the application title (caption)

       --visual TrueColor
              forces the application to use a TrueColor  visual  on  an  8-bit

       --inputstyle <inputstyle>
              sets  XIM  (X  Input  Method)  input  style. Possible values are
              onthespot, overthespot, offthespot and root

       --im <XIM server>
              set XIM server

              disable XIM

              mirrors the whole layout of widgets

              <file.qss>    applies  the  Qt  stylesheet  to  the  application


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