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Amarok implements MPRIS DBus-based protocol for remote control. How can I use it to play songs? Basically, how does a Magnatune song URI look like from Amarok point of view?

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An example song URI for Magnatune for a paying subscriber would look like this:

Further details about the Magnatune API are on their [API page][1]. The documentation is sparse there, but you can download the "zip" files linked to there, which can XML files, which have a structure which is fairly clear.

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I have used qdbusviewer to verify, that amarok indeed uses normal HTTP URLs in the MPRIS interface. Thanks. – Tadeusz A. Kadłubowski Mar 20 '11 at 11:43

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