Why Rhythmbox instead of Banshee?

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Sat Nov 4 20:00:42 UTC 2006

On 11/4/06, Luis <lemsx1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/29/06, Adriano Varoli Piazza <moranar at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/29/06, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe <tshepang at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What's wrong with Rhythmbox, might I ask? It doesn't ask for the Mono
> > runtime, it's stable, actively developed and with its plugins it does
> > more or less all I want from it.
> > I'm going to try Banshee, nonetheless.
> Depending on how you defined "stable". Stable as in "released" or as
> in "it works".
> For me Rhythmbox NEVER works. It always crashes at random files for no
> particular reason.

And on my hardware, I've had problems with Banshee, while Rhythmbox is
rock solid and dependable.

> I switched to Banshee and lo and behold. Everything is polished.
> Everything works. And it feels like Rhythmbox (the interface).
> Excellent piece of software. I have not seen it crash once (Ubuntu
> Edgy).

Wonderful! So, lucky for you, we have both! I'm not sure I understand
the problem.


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