Small, fast and powerful console music player for Unix-like operating systems.
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Copyright © 2004-2008 Timo Hirvonen [email protected]
Copyright © 2008-2017 Various Authors
List available optional features
$ ./configure --help
To disable some feature, arts for example, and install to
$ ./configure prefix=$HOME CONFIG_ARTS=n
After running configure you can see from the generated
config.mkfile what features have been configured in (see the
Note: For some distributions you need to install development versions of the dependencies. For example if you want to use 'mad' input plugin (mp3) you need to install
libmad-devel(RPM) package. After installing dependencies you need to run
./configureagain, of course.
If you want to use the Tremor library as alternative for decoding Ogg/Vorbis files you have to pass
CONFIG_TREMOR=yto the configure script:
$ ./configure CONFIG_VORBIS=y CONFIG_TREMOR=y
The Tremor library is supposed to be used on hardware that has no FPU.
Or on some BSD systems you need to explicitly use GNU make:
$ make install
Or to install to a temporary directory:
$ make install DESTDIR=~/tmp/cmus
This is useful when creating binary packages.
Remember to replace
$ man cmus-tutorial
$ man cmus
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Bugs should be reported using the Github issue tracker. When creating a new issue, a template will be shown containing instructions on how to collect the necessary information.
Additional debug information can be found in
~/cmus-debug.txtif you configured cmus with maximum debug level (
./configure DEBUG=2). In case of a crash the last lines may be helpful.
$ git clone https://github.com/cmus/cmus.git
cmus uses the Linux kernel coding style. Use hard tabs. Tabs are always 8 characters wide. Keep the style consistent with rest of the code.
Bug fixes and implementations of new features should be suggested as a pull request directly on Github.