0) extract either the tarball or zip into /mnt/us/system
1) assign a shortcut to /mnt/us/system/kinamp in launchpad
kinamp requires mplayer to be:
the simplest way to run the program is:
kinamp file file1 file2 file3 ....
keep in mind that the executable will want the /mnt/us/ prefix for files in the userspace file system.
when you run the executable, it will kill any running instance you have previously run.
alt-DEL (previous file)
alt-K (fast forward)
alt-J (next file)
you will see a progress bar along the bottom of the screen indicating the current percentage from the start of the file.
when the file changes, the file name will be displayed in the bottom left corner of the screen for ~5 seconds, then disappear.
the executable transparently passes its parameters to mplayer.
some useful options:
-loop 0: loop the playlist forever
-playlist <filename>: load <filename> as a playlist
-volume 400: amplify the file volume 4x (useful for quiet audio)
kinamp -loop 0 -volume 400 -playlist /mnt/us/music/myplaylist
for more options see the mplayer manual:
about 60 seconds after your kindle goes to screensaver, you will notice kinamp stops playing.
to prevent this behavior, use kaffeine: