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March 27, 2014

gmpc-shoutcastbrowser plugin for Gmpc

Filed under: gmpc-shoutcastbrowser — bjk @ 9:31 pm

For users of the Gnome Music Player Client, I’ve written a plugin to browse SHOUTcast.com genres and stations. Right-click on the SHOUTcast button in the left pane, then click “Refresh” to download the available genres. Then click on a genre to show sub-genres and stations. Double-clicking on a station will play it and right-clicking on one will show other options. See the gmpc-shoutcastbrowser homepage for a screenshot and download links.

I’m not sure how long this version will work since it parses the HTML of SHOUTcast.com with regular expressions and these change from time-to-time. I’ve wrritten a couple other frontends (ncast and EZXRadio) that do the same and have had this problem before. But it should be easy enough to update since usually its only the regex that needs to be fixed.

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