i just clicked on an mp3 and now it's playing but there's no window??? for me to turn it off and get back to spotify

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pulseaudio calls it "ALSA (mplayer plugin)" but mplayer is for movies, not audio tracks

@devosmium mplayer does audio files too. It's what I used to use to play my music using a little script.

@OTheB huh, the man page says it's for movies - doesn't mention audio/mp3 anywhere.

i found the process in htop and killed it

@devosmium My script runs it with the -nogui flag, so if you open a terminal and run 'mplayer -nogui somefile.mp3' then it'll play the music without opening a window, just staying in the terminal.

@devosmium audio tracks are just very small movies

just killall mplayer

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