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  1. Agustin's Linux Manual
  2. Multimedia & Hardware Installation
  3. About the Author
  4. Contents
  5. Multimedia
  6. Default Audio Setting
  7. Audio Application
  8. The Play Directory
  9. The Equalizer
  10. Options Sub-menu
  11. Movies & DVDs
  12. Starting Xine
  13. Video Conferencing
  14. GnomeMeeting's Main Window
  15. The Desktop
  16. Office
  17. Networking
  18. Multimedia Submenu
  19. Web Browsers
  20. Installing New Hardware
  21. Loading Modules for Hardware
  22. Introduction to IDEs
  23. Tweaking the Hard Drive
  24. Setting (U) DMA
  25. Installing a CD/RW
  26. Floppy Disk, Zip Drives
  27. Installing USB Devices
  28. Fire wire IEEE 1394
  29. Using the CD-Writer

The Equalizer

The equalizer is for adjusting the tones, just like on a regular home stereo. To change the settings, click on the ON button and set your preferences levels or press the auto button to load default settings. Use the PRESETS to Load previously saved configurations

X Multimedia System - Equalizer
Fig 5.9

The Play List

Play List
Fig 5.10

Read the following to find out the extra features on the Play List.

FILE +

FILE +
Fig 5.11

Clicking and holding the mouse pointer on the FILE + button will show 2 other buttons:

DIR + and URL +

Move your pointer on to DIR +, that will let you choose the directory where your music files are stored, /home/agustin/mp3.

Clicking on URL + let's you enter a specific websites address or a complete path to your files directory, /mnt/cdrom.

FILE –

This option let's you remove a file from your play list. Click on the file name you wish to remove and click FILE -, or use the Delete key on your keyboard.

Audio track
Fig. 5.12
Click and hold the mouse on the FILE – display three other buttons.
  • CROP -, ALL - and MISC -.

CROP: This button removes all files from the play list, if you have any of those files highlighted; those files won't be removed from the list.

ALL: Removes everything from the list.

MISC: This has a submenu. Remove dead files or physically delete the files.

SEL ALL

This selects all files in the play list.

SEL ALL
Fig. 5.13
Click and hold display two other buttons:
  • SEL ZERO and INV SEL.

MISC OPT

This option displays two other buttons.

SEL ZERO: Selects zero files.
INV SEL: This inverts the selection of files.

MISC OPT
Fig. 5.14
Click and hold display two other buttons:
  • FILE INF and SORT LIST.

FILE INFO: Displays file-information.
SORT LIST: Files are sorted, by list, by selection, random.

LOAD LIST

Click once on this button will pop window fig.5.15

LOAD LIST
Fig 5.15

SAVE LIST: This allows you to save the files in your playlist as a list of audio track.

NEW LIST: This clears the list, makes it ready for a new list.