nominate gmusicbrowser for an Xubuntu Music Player

David Keogh davekeogh at
Mon Jun 12 20:08:44 UTC 2006

On 6/12/06, Ronnie Whisler <mrwislr at> wrote:
> First off Quod Libet relys on Gstreamer which automatically makes it a
> heavier app Gmusicbrowser can either use gstreamer and its perl
> bindings  or  mpg321/ogg123/flac123/amixer I use mpg321/ogg123/flac123.
> I have used them both on a variety of machines and gmusicbrowser is a
> lot lighter and faster and has just as many features if not more.
> Including an excellent tag editor :) There are many layouts/interfaces.
> Including a quod-libet like , iTunes like, and many many more. Just try
> it. There is a deb on the site.

Does a Gstreamer dependency automatically disqualify an app from inclusion
in Xubuntu? It's not that large a dependency, and Gstreamer seems well on
it's way to becoming the standard for audio playback on the linux desktop.

IMO Quod Libet has a much more sensible user interface than Gmusicbrowser.

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