Google Play Music desktop player MPRIS media keys for Linux

I finally nailed it 😀
dbus-send --print-reply /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Player.PlayPause

dbus-send --print-reply /org/mpris/MediaPlayer2 org.mpris.MediaPlayer2.Player.Next

Also added to my Awesome window manager config

Music lovers unite via Tomahawk

I’ve just read about Tomahawk player at
Looks like somebody is finally uniting music lovers not limiting them to a specific music provider.
The social stuff via Gtalk or custom XMPP (Jabber) is promising.

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The plugins dialog
tomahawk plugins

For issue solving&debugging

Integrated charts

Last.FM scrobbling, love track appears loved on Lastfm too
tomahawk lastfm

YouTube plugin that will search YouTube for songs, but it isn’t included by default, available free install from nightly builds. More info at

By hovering the source appears (soundcloud, youtube, local disc, etc)
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Handy bookmarklet for grabbing songs from websites available at
Settings of bookmarklet
Tomahawk bookmarklet

After clicking the bookmarklet the playlist is generated
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Click Save playlist to Tomahawk and it fetches the songs

Tomahawk playlist fetching
Tomahawk fetching songs to saved playlist from web via bookmarklet