BANSHEE(1)                        User Commands                       BANSHEE(1)

       Banshee - Media Management and Playback application
       Muinshee - Media Management and Playback application

       banshee [options...] [files|URIs...]
       muinshee [options...] [files|URIs...]

       Banshee is an media management and playback application for the GNOME
       desktop, allowing users to import audio from CDs, search their library,
       create playlists of selections of their library, sync music to/from iPods
       and other media devices, play and manage video files and burn selections
       to a CD.

       --next Play the next track, optionally restarting if the 'restart' value
              is set

              Play the previous track, optionally restarting if the 'restart
              value is set

              If the current song has been played longer than 4 seconds then
              restart it, otherwise the same as --previous

              Automatically start playing any tracks enqueued on the command

       --play Start playback

              Pause playback

              Toggle playback

       --stop Completely stop playback

              Enable or disable playback stopping after the currently playing
              track (value should be either 'true' or 'false')

              Set the playback volume (0-100), prefix with +/- for relative

              Seek to a specific point (seconds, float)

              Set the currently played track's rating (0 to 5)

              Current player state

              Last player state

              Query whether the player can be paused

              Query whether the player can seek

              Player volume

              Player position in currently playing track


              Artist Name

              Album Title

              Track Title


              Track Number

              Track Count

              Disc Number




              Bit Rate

              Present the user interface on the active workspace

              Enter the full-screen mode

       --hide Hide the user interface

              Do not present the user interface, regardless of any other options

              Present the import media dialog box

              Present the about dialog

              Present the open location dialog

              Present the preferences dialog

              Enable general debugging features

              Enable debugging output of SQL queries

              Enable debugging output of Mono.Addins

              Specify an alternate database to use

              Specify an alternate key, default is /apps/banshee-1/

              Optimize instance for running uninstalled; most notably, this will
              create an alternate Mono.Addins database in the working directory

              Disable DBus support completely

              Skip loading a custom gtkrc file (~/.config/banshee-1/gtkrc) if it

       --help Show this help

              Show options for controlling playback

              Show options for querying the playing track

              Show options for querying the playing engine

              Show options for the user interface

              Show options for developers and debugging

              Show all option groups

              Show version information

       Copyright 2005-2009 Novell, Inc. and Contributors.

Banshee 2.1.1 (2.1.1) http://bansheAugust 2011                        BANSHEE(1)