get the pause status from amarok 2.1

Sleepy Cabbage sleepy at cabbage.co.uk
Mon Aug 17 09:23:55 CEST 2009


On Sat, 15 Aug 2009 09:25:19 +0000, Sleepy Cabbage wrote:

> On Fri, 14 Aug 2009 12:55:07 +0200, Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> 
>> Sleepy Cabbage schrieb:
>>> As the title says, I'm trying to find a way to get the pause status
>>> from amarok 2.1.
>>> 
>>> I'm running kubuntu 9.04 with kde 4.2.2, python 2.6.2.
>>> 
>>> Thanks in advance.
>> 
>> Not at my linux-system right now, but dcop and the respective
>> python-module should help.
>> 
>> Diez
> 
> Thanks for you reply Diez. i'm sure that kde4.2 now uses qdbus instead
> of dcop and not sure whether amarok has the qdbus org.kde.amarok /Player
> GetStatus as it returns the following: qdbus: I don't know how to
> display an argument of type '(iiii)'

'dbus --literal org.kde.amarok /Player 
org.freedesktop.MediaPlayer.GetStatus'



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