Mpris integration

Mpris integration

Adds mpris integration for certain sites. It allows you to have proper media key support for webplayers like youtube and spotify. [only works on linux]

What is Mpris integration?

Mpris integration is a Firefox add-on that allows for proper media key support for webplayers like Youtube and Spotify on Linux. It adds mpris integration to certain sites using a Firefox Webextension.

By: Jas
Users: 100 ▲ 1
Rating: 3.67 (3)
Version: 0.2 (Last updated: 2019-04-27)
Creation date: 2019-04-27
Weekly download count: 3
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 17.74K
URLs: Website
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Adds mpris integration for certain sites using a Firefox Webextension. It allows you to have proper media key support for webplayers like youtube and spotify. Only linux uses mpris so this extension will only ever work on linux!

The extension currently works with the following sites

Prerequisites The following software is required to use this project.
  • A fairly recent version of firefox (anything above version 64.0 should be fine)
  • glib, dbus (install using your package manager)
  • Something to interact with mpris players (like playerctl or gnome shell)
  1. Install the webextension
  2. Install the native host
    • Compiled version from here.
    • Or compile it yourself (see below)
  3. Add a native manifest file
    • Copy the mpris_integration_native.json file to ~/.mozilla/native-messaging-hosts/ and replace the path key with the location of the native host binary.
Please see the github README for more info and how to compile this extension and the native host yourself.
User reviews
by nikos rap, 2020-10-23

by Ori, 2020-04-17

It works quite nicely, installation was easy.
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Risk impact

Mpris integration is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Mpris integration if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Mpris integration has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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