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Script: Open VLC-ncurses With Playlist Preloaded

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – If you like VLC and if you like lightweight, tiling WMs or you have gone X-less, you might want to try this little (and I mean little) script.  This opens VLC in ncurses mode and allows you to include a playlist of internet radio streams that will appear in VLC's "playlist" ncurses window.  It's a quick and painless way to start an internet radio stream without resorting to the full GUI version of VLC.First, here's the script:#!/bin/bash #A script to start vlc-ncurses with a pre-loaded playlist of radio streams vlc -I ncurses http://69.12.217.101:8000/listen (HowTos)