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Subject: Re: Fw:o/t Winamp Version 5.31 is now Available

Re: Fw:o/t Winamp Version 5.31 is now Available

From: Peter C. Gravelle <xoder83_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 09:31:17 -0400

Beep Media Player has moved on to become BMPx, which includes a
"Library" system. The reason I liked XMMS, and don't like things like
iTunes or XMMS2 is that I don't need or want a library system. I just
want a simple media player like WinAmp was. Call me a Luddite, if you
will.

Audacious took the BMP code before they added the library junk and
forked it into their project. Now we have a nice GTK2-based
non-library-based media player. It's currently under active
development, for better or worse.

But as this is a Religious War, there's really no "right" answer.

On 10/26/06, Gert Brinkmann <g111_at_netcologne.de> wrote:
> mat holton wrote:
> > Hey, that looks pretty damn cool!
>
> I do not know audacious in detail, but beep-media-player seems to have a
> more clear GUI.
>
> > What about XMMS 2 though?
>
> It works fine here. It starts up a daemon in the background that is
> playing the music. The daemon can be controlled by different front-ends.
> The problem ist that I did not find a good frontend yet. gxmms2 works,
> but has some minor drawbacks. But the shell-client works fine already. I
> do not need more.
>
> Also a good player: moc (music on console)
>
> Gert
>
Received on 2006-10-26


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