Mopidy and ncmpcpp
Ever since I switched to a Spotify premium account I’ve been searching for a command line client to use on my Manjaro Linux powered netbook. I’ve settled on using Mopidy as a music server and ncmpcpp as the front-end client for it.
First we’ll grab
mopidy-spotify from the
Now we need to add our Spotify username and password in the
Now it’s time to install ncmpcpp, which is available in the official repositories:
Before we run
ncmpcpp we need to start
mopidy. We could do this in our
.xinitrc file or as
a systemd service, but
since I don’t want the server to be running all the time I’ve settled on doing
There’s about a million options for configuring ncmpcpp and my settings are, as always, in my dotfiles repository.