Console based MPD client

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Thu Jul 20 21:53:23 UTC 2017

Tim here. Have you tried "mpc" rather than "ncmpc"?  It's much more
input/output driven and should be more accessible, though perhaps a
bit more terse.  That said, it should be amenable to setting up
aliases for your commonly-used commands.


On July 20, 2017, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi, List! Lars Bjørndal here.
> I'm looking for a good MPD client. I found ncmpc, which looked
> promising. The problem I have, though, is that lines longer than 80
> characters, is just cut off. For instance I choose Artist, and
> select one. Then I'd like to choose album. But I have sereval
> albums starting with the same phrase, but I need to read the whole
> line to choose the right one.
> Ncmpcpp doesn't honor the hardware cursor, and so it seems to be
> unusable with braille/BRLTTY.
> Do any of you have another suggestions?
> Lars
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