Add Pop-Up Notifications To iTunes With Terminal

Mac: Usually, if you want to find out what's playing in iTunes, you either need to right-click the icon or open it. Macworld found a method that only requires a little work in Terminal to enable a small pop-up on your dock showing the currently-playing track.The process is simple, but only works in OS X Lion. First, boot up Terminal in your Utilities folder on a Mac, then, type:

defaults write itunes-notifications -bool TRUE;killall Dock

Now, when you're playing a track a small pop-up will show in your dock for a few seconds with information on the currently-playing track. If you decide you don't like it, disabling it is simple. Back in Terminal, type:

defaults delete itunes-notifications

For ways to customise the pop-up, hit up the post linked below.

10.7: Get iTunes pop-up notifications in the dock [Macworld]


    youcontrol:tunes is a great alternative for those who don't want to dabble in terminal =D

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