Feedback on Amarok Mp3 Player
racerx at makeworld.com
Sun Oct 5 08:19:43 UTC 2008
On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 03:03:40 -0500
Chris <racerx at makeworld.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 12:38:18 +0530
> "Ashish Vijaywargiya" <vijaywargiya.ashish at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have installed Amarok for listening Mp3 songs on my Ubuntu 8.04
> > LTS. In past years I was using XMMS but it seems that XMMS has been
> > removed from Ubuntu repository.
> > Can anybody of you share your experience with Amarok Player ?
> > If some other better Mp3 player present in Ubuntu repository then
> > please let me know.
> > Thanks in advance
> > --
> > Ashish Vijaywargiya
> > Indore (M.P), India
> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indore
> I use Amarok w/mysql opposed to the default sqlite. Some users will
> say that Amarok is too bulky however, if you are a user that came from
> Windows (as most probably are) and a user of iTunes (as in my case)
> then Amarok is a reasonably good replacement.
> Additionally, installing plugins (well, really called scripts) via the
> Script Manager is a nice touch and using the the Funky Monkey theme
> works for me.
> There are lots of other nifty features that can be used w/Amarok (if
> you choose). At least give it a try. If you don't like it, you can
> always remove it.
... as a follow-up, if you still prefer XMMS, look at Audacious. Looks
and feels like XMMS but with some extra toys.
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