radio stations

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Thu Jul 15 22:50:40 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 02:52:53AM -0500, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> You can blame Ubuntu for that. They don't take the same standpoint on software their upstream provider does. AKA most effort on Ubuntu is rythmbox. Debian on the other hand, they just don't care as long as it works picture perfect.
> Robert Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:
> >On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 11:52:03PM +0200, Frank wrote:
> >> 
> >> What about VLC Media Player ?
> >> 
> >>
> >> 
> >> VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and
> >> framework, that plays most multimedias files as well as DVD, Audio CD,
> >> VCD, and various streaming protocols.
> >> 
> >> It is simple to use, yet very powerful and extendable.
> >> - Simple, Powerful and Fast
> >> - Plays everything, Files, Discs and Streams
> >> - Completely Free
> >
> >Worked great in 8.04 but it's a POS for me in 10.04. Rhythymbox is the
> >only thing that works. Streaming fm is the only thing I use it for.

This is one more nail in Ubuntu's coffin as far as I'm concerned. It's
like they were actually trying to drive me to Debian. I've been fighting
it. Their users list isn't as entertaining as this one. No Karl ;-)

Bob Holtzman
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"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 check the price of the beer"
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