Ubuntu and personal media players

squareyes squareyes at internode.on.net
Thu Nov 11 11:08:39 UTC 2010

On 11/11/10 20:17, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-11-11 at 20:19 +1100, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 11/11/2010 20:09, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> Would someone recommend a mp3/ogg player that plays well with Linux and
>>> is cheap? I bought a Polaroid PMP-180 POS that cratered out the next day
>>> after I loaded some MP3's on it. I'm not happy. It was cheap, but
>>> evidentially not cheap enough. Just so you all know, Polaroid's tech
>>> support from "southerntelecom" is non existent. I guess they saw Jobs
>>> making a buck and wanted to cash in. Did I say I'm NOT HAPPY?? Feel
>>> perfectly free to letter bomb them for taking Wayward4now's money. I'm
>>> hoping google will pick up on this rant for search results, too.
>>> Revenge is a dish best served cold. :) Ric
>> Hell, Murph, whereyabeen? vlc will play anything - if you let it.
>> Some people even suggest<shudder>  somthing called Amarok....
> Upside-down Australian person, I was referring to device that plays
> MP3's, that uses a USB connection to the computer to load files and
> allows me to rock out while mowing 7 acres of lawn. AC-DC time! Ric
I have a Thompson Lyra Cheap, around $40 Aust I think from Tandy's
Plugs in to usb and loads mp3's fine on 10.04
Hope this helps if your an upside down individual like me (Or one of the 
normal side up ) :-)

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