Packages with the mpd use flag

app-admin / conky : An advanced, highly configurable system monitor for X

  • Enable monitoring of music controlled by media-sound/mpd

app-misc / lcd4linux : A small program that grabs information and displays it on an external LCD

  • Enable the mpd plugin, to read from the Music Player Daemon.

gui-apps / waybar : Highly customizable Wayland bar for Sway and Wlroots based compositors

  • Enable support for the Music Player Daemon

x11-misc / polybar : A fast and easy-to-use tool for creating status bars

  • Add support for Music Player Daemon

x11-misc / xmobar : A Minimalistic Text Based Status Bar

  • MPD support. Needs libmpd installed.