Proposed Application for Xubuntu

Ronnie Whisler mrwislr at gmail.com
Tue May 8 20:35:30 UTC 2007


ripperx could also be an option i suppose as a cd ripper I was just trying
to find one that did both

xfreecd is a small little cd player too again i was just referring to grip
because i wanted a program that could do both

On 5/8/07, Vincent <imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 08/05/07, Ronnie Whisler <mrwislr at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > gmusicbrowser is not bloated at all  have no idea what your speaking of
> > and if you change the interface which it has many under the misc tab its as
> > easy or easier than any other music program out there... Not hard to
> > configure at all. Plus it can use either gstreamer, mpg321 ogg123 flac123 or
> > mplayer as the backend... supports giant libraries of music... YOU NEED TO
> > CHANGE THE LAYOUT UNDER THE MISC TAB TO SEE HOW NICE IT IS! it also has its
> > own repository
>
>
> I have tried gmusicbrowser and I found the "Misc" tab, but there were tons
> of layout options with undescriptive names. Also, being able to customize a
> program is really nice (in fact, that's what I love about Linux most) but we
> should have sane defaults. If you're the type of person who wants to tinker
> with every program they use then you're probably also the person who can
> find and install such a program himself.
>
> also grip doesn't have any gnome dependencies that I'm aware of.
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> If I fire up Synaptic and look at the dependencies I see among others
> libgnome-2.0 and libgnomeui-0 . On the other hand, perhaps it could be
> compiled without Gnome dependencies but then there should be someone to do
> that, which I suppose there isn't.
>
> VLC's video is still blurring compared to mplayer and I'm pretty sure that
> > VLC doesn't play apples movie trailers...
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>
> Sounds a bit weird to me to exclude a program just because it doesn't play
> this movie trailer format by Apple (do you mean QuickTime?). I haven't
> really looked in to video players though, I use VLC now because MPlayer
> causes some troubles, they both suffice to me if they work.
>
> claws-mail is an excellent email program especially with the tango theme
> > installed. it looks very nice and is super fast and no harder to configure
> > than anyother program i've ever used.
>
>
> As Adam said, it has been seriously considered and if it has sufficient
> features (probably soon) it'll probably be included (though I recall it
> still needed a package maintainer?).
>
> LETS TRY USING THE PROGRAMS BEFORE COUNTING THEM OUT!
> >
> >
> > On 5/8/07, Harold Aling < h.aling at home.nl> wrote:
> > >
> > > Ronnie Whisler wrote:
> > > > I have found a couple of applications that should be in Xubuntu in
> > > my
> > > > opinion
> > > >
> > > > 1st. CatFish - for lightweight file search utility
> > > > http://www.getdeb.net/category.php?id=24
> > > >
> > > Cool app, except for the fact that it died on me instantly while I
> > > tried
> > > to cancel a search...
> > > > 2nd. gmusicbrowser - for lightweight music player
> > > >
> > > Really bloated app, and I could never figure out the interface, just
> > > like Exaile. I'd vote for VLC if they would finally implement 'only
> > > one
> > > instance' and don't drop the xvwindows interface for a QT-based one.
> > > Than we would have one application for both audio and video with good
> > > codec support and simple player + playlist interface.
> > > > 3rd. get rid of gxine and go with mplayer with optimal settings
> > > > (gmusicbrowser can use mplayer as its backend) also only player that
> > >
> > > > plays apples movie trailers.
> > > >
> > > VLC...
> > > > 4. grip - for lightweight cd player & ripper
> > > >
> > > Way too many Gnome dependencies
> > > > 5. hacburn - for lightweight cd burning (since xfburn doesnt work
> > > for
> > > > most things)
> > > >
> > > > 6. claw-mail - for lightweight email client (with a couple plugins
> > > and
> > > > the tango theme installed)
> > > >
> > > Fast application, many features, but looks really unattractive and
> > > difficult to configure... Maybe later?
> > >
> > >
> > > I'd like to think in what a user wants, then find the most appropriate
> > > application for it.
> > >
> > > A user would probably like to:
> > > * Listen to audio -> VLC
> > > * Watch a video -> VLC
> > > * Read mail -> Thunderbird or Claws
> > > * Edit a home video -> Kino
> > > * Synchronise my mobile phone/PDA -> ??? / OpenSync (once it get's a
> > > good interface)
> > > * Type a letter -> Abiword/Openoffice
> > > * Manage finances -> Gnucash
> > > * Browse the web -> Firefox
> > > * Look at pictures -> gqview
> > > * Burn a cd -> ??? / Brasero (I currently use NeroLinux 3 with my
> > > 'old'
> > > Windows Nero 6 license!)
> > > ...etc...
> > >
> > >
> > > Cheers!
> > >
> > > -H-
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