Other languages:Deutsch • English • dansk • español • français • galego • italiano • polski • português do Brasil • čeština • русский • українська • 中文（中国大陆） • 中文（台灣） • 日本語 Contents 1 Getting started 1.1 Starting Amarok 1.1.1 From Plasma 1.1.2 From the file manager 1.2 First Time 1.3 Closing Amarok Getting started Starting Amarok If you already know your way around your operating system, you probably also know how to start Amarok, and you can continue. Else, continue reading. From Plasma If you are running the Plasma Workspace, you can start Amarok by either: pressing on Kickoff and then Multimedia -> Amarok. invoking KRunner (Alt + F2 by default), entering amarok and then pressing Enter. From the file manager Open a multimedia file that Amarok is known to play. First Time The first time you use Amarok, a dialog box will come up asking you to specify your locale: Next, a First Start dialog box will come up asking you to specify where your music is located. If you have a music directory already configured in your system, Amarok should detect it and ask you to use it: If you select No in this dialog, you will be presented with another one which allows you to select your music folder: See Setting Up a Collection Once you have selected the folder where your music is, Amarok will scan the folder and sub-folders, creating the collection. This can take some time, depending on the number of tracks and the speed of the location. Closing Amarok If you want to close Amarok: Type Ctrl + Q when you are in the Amarok window, or Select the Quit option in the Amarok menu, or Right-click on the blue wolf icon in the System Tray at the bottom of your screen. You will be presented with the following: If you close the Amarok window by clicking Close on the window border, Amarok will continue to run in the background and only show the blue wolf icon in the System Tray: If you log out of your session or shut down your computer without quitting Amarok, some of your settings will not be saved. ← Main Page ↑ Back to menu ↑ The Amarok Window → Retrieved from "https://userbase.kde.org/index.php?title=Amarok/QuickStartGuide/GettingStarted&oldid=310077" Categories: Amarok2.8MultimediaTutorials This page was last edited on 19 July 2013, at 07:59. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.