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Control media players via MPRIS. More information:

  • Toggle play:

playerctl play-pause

  • Skip to the next track:

playerctl next

  • Go back to the previous track:

playerctl previous

  • List all players:

playerctl --list-all

  • Send a command to a specific player:

playerctl --player {{player_name}} {{play-pause|next|previous|...}}

  • Send a command to all players:

playerctl --all-players {{play-pause|next|previous|...}}

  • Display metadata about the current track:

playerctl metadata --format "{{Now playing: \{\{artist\}\} - \{\{album\}\} - \{\{title\}\}}}"