How To Control iTunes remotely with SSH

After chatting with [ my buddy Dave ](
about how awesome it is to show off using terminal to !1337 computer
users I realized how often I’m sitting at command-line listening to music
in iTunes and wondered how to control iTunes with a shell script.

I searched around an found [ this ](
article on the topic but of course wanted many tweaks of my own so I’ve
wrote the following script that should allow anyone to control iTunes in terminal
or via SSH remotely.

### Possible Uses ###
The implications are pretty neat if you think about it.

  • DJ a party from a laptop, iPhone, or mobile with SSH
  • Control your home or office music server remotely
  • Scare the heck out of your roommates

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