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mps-youtube sync with git

Authored by algent on Sep 14 2020, 6:55 PM.



Syncing with git because there are several fixes and no new release since Feb 2018.

Summarized changelog from commits:

  • move pafy.set_api_key before cache.load()
  • Fix: ValueError raises when view video information
  • Fix: Make MPRIS process error message more descriptive
  • Fixed ValueError: time data does not match format
  • Transcode to mp3 from webm too
  • Update flags to use new mpv syntax
  • Fix stream_details and to reflect changes in override
  • Fix bug that overwrites previously created playlist of the same name
  • Fix in typo 'MPRIS process exited of crashed'
  • Show video title in vlc
  • Show correct video title in mpv
  • Use global config file in player classes
  • Misalignment due to East East Asian chars fix
  • Format with uea_pad() in ListView.content() to fix misalignment
  • Fix uea_pad function to use correct truncating
  • Use json format for config file
  • Option to turn on and off history recording
  • Increase minimum resolution to 360 from 192
  • Fix help text altering the terminal color
  • Synchronize playlist prefixes with pafy
  • always_repeat mode added which is configurable via "set always_repeat true|false"
  • Remove stray color flag in helptext
  • Refactor create_playlist to remove unnecessary branch
  • Export youtube URL in MPRIS metadata
  • Fix: Player crash when video is unavailable or forbidden
  • Filter out html code from pafy.util.GdataError
  • Use https and add optout for metadata via
  • Let lastfm metadata recover on HTTPError

Depends on D9656 D9657

Signed-off-by: Algent Albrahimi <>

Test Plan

Using a different api_key is very important to run this app.

  • Succesfully update and run mps-youtube.
  • Search some youtube videos, play then on gnome-mpv.
  • Download some videos.

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R4412 mps-youtube
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Event Timeline

algent created this revision.Sep 14 2020, 6:55 PM
algent requested review of this revision.Sep 14 2020, 6:55 PM
algent edited the summary of this revision. (Show Details)Sep 14 2020, 6:56 PM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Sep 15 2020, 10:28 AM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Sep 15 2020, 10:28 AM
This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.