apm install atom-vlc
A bottom panel to control VLC media player from Atom
Atom VLC is available at
apm index, install from Atom
interface or using
$ apm install atom-vlc
Or Settings ➔ Install ➔ Search for
- Shows playing song info (title, artist, album)
- Shows playing song artwork
- Allows forward, backward, play/pause and stop
- Compact and full mode
Atom VLC uses VLC’s Lua HTTP interface to control VLC. So you need to configure VLC in order to accept connections from Atom and Atom VLC too.
VLC’s Lua HTTP interface only works when it’s set a
password to access the interface. So go to Tools ➔
Show settings area toggle
Main interfaces ➔
Lua, bellow Lua HTTP set
After that go to View ➔ Add interface ➔ Web.
Password setting is required, the others can work
||The password at VLC Interface|
||The IP address or hostname of the host running VLC|
||Show the panel compact|
Run from git repository
You only have to clone the repository, install dependencies and link to a directory in the Atom’s package directory.
$ git clone https:/github.com/renatoalencar/atom-vlc
$ cd atom-vlc
$ npm install
$ cd ..
$ ln -s atom-vlc ~/.atom/packages