siren - Text-Based Audio Player

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Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.3
Repository Packman all
Package name siren
Package version 0.7
Package release 1.4
Package architecture aarch64
Package type rpm
Installed size 736.70 KB
Download size 78.68 KB
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Siren is a text-based audio player for UNIX-like operating systems. Various
aspects of Siren have been inspired by cmus. Siren is distributed under the ISC
Siren supports Ogg Vorbis, MP3, FLAC, WavPack, WAVE, AIFF and a few other file
formats. Playback is possible through sndio, PulseAudio, OSS, Sun audio and
libao. Siren has been tested on OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and Linux.


Package Version Architecture Repository
siren-0.7-1.6.x86_64.rpm 0.7 x86_64 Packman
siren-0.7-1.4.armv7hl.rpm 0.7 armv7hl Packman
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siren = 0.7-1.4
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Type URL
Binary Package siren-0.7-1.4.aarch64.rpm
Source Package siren-0.7-1.4.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Packman repository:
    # zypper addrepo packman
  2. Install siren rpm package:
    # zypper install siren




2016-10-08 -
- Update to version 0.7
* Add the ffmpeg input plug-in.
* Add the pwd and reopen-output-plugin commands.
* Add the library-format-alt, player-track-format-alt,
playlist-format-alt and
queue*format-alt options.
* Add the filename format variable.
* Add OpenBSD pledge(2) support.
* Bind "i" to select-active-entry by default.
* Support the (less standard) totaldiscs and totaltracks
Vorbis comments.
* Handle the "n/m" format in the discnumber and
tracknumber Vorbis comments
where "n" is the disc/track number and "m" is total
number of discs/tracks.
* Remove support for ao file output drivers. These are not
very useful.
* Fix various minor bugs.
Siren 0.6 (2015*09-01):
* Support bit depths other than 16.
* Add the aac input plug-in.
* Add the portaudio output plug-in.
* Add the albumartist, comment, discnumber, disctotal and
tracktotal metadata
* Update the metadata cache on start-up if the metadata
cache file uses an
older format.
* Allow relative paths in playlists.
* Handle CRLF newlines in playlists.
* Remove the confirm command. It is not very useful.
Instead let the delete-entry and quit commands ask for
confirmation directly.
* Remove the -p option of the command-prompt and
search-prompt commands. It is
not very useful.
* Fix various minor bugs.
Siren 0.5 (2015*03-04):
* Add 256-colour support.
* Add the mpg123 input plug-in.
* Add the opus input plug-in.
* Add the source command.
* Build on OS X.
* Fix various minor bugs.
Siren 0.4 (2014*07-16):
* Add the playlist view.
* Add the load-playlist command.
* Allow continued playback of all audio files in the
browser view.
* Add the -d flag to the update-metadata command to delete
the metadata of non-existent tracks.
* Remove the clear-history command and the
max-history-entries and
show*dirs-before-files options as they were not very
* Significantly reduce the time needed to load the library
on start-up.
* Do not silently remove unsupported and non-existent
tracks from the library.
* Let changes to output plug-in options take effect
* Change the default key bindings that display views.
* Fix various minor bugs.
Siren 0.3.1 (2013*07-08):
* Accommodate the build to flac 1.3.0.
Siren 0.3 (2013*06-04):
* Add the ALSA output plug-in.
* Add the update-metadata command.
* Rename the save-cache command to save-metadata for
* Remove the clear-cache command. It is no longer possible
to clear the metadata cache while Siren is running.
To clear the metadata cache, remove the ~/.siren/metadata
* Fix a buffer overflow in the format-string parser.
* Fix a mutex deadlock.
* Fix various minor bugs.
- Spec cleanup
- Refreshed siren-ncurses.patch
2012-11-07 -
- fix ncurses patch for the feature detection to work properly,
namely enabling screen resizing and proper background color in
xterms; thanks to Tim van der Molen for the fix and the heads up
2012-10-25 -
- initial version (0.2)

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