Frequently Asked Questions about Ymuse.
It’s not needed as there is already the mpDris2 project (see next question).
Then MPD will respond to media keys regardless of whether Ymuse is running or not.
In Ubuntu it’s as easy as running:
sudo apt install mpdris2
That’s correct. Ymuse receives album art directly from MPD, which, in turn, looks for an image file in the same directory as your audio file:
This is currently implemented by searching the directory the file resides in for a file called
There is a pending item on Ymuse backlog for adding such support though.