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Old 03-12-2012, 12:44 PM   #1
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Best Music Player in Linux


What do you suggest?
Amarok?
Banshee?
VLC?
Something as good as iTune or Real player.

I wonder why Real player does not support Linux?
 
Old 03-12-2012, 01:03 PM   #2
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Here is a good place to start.

But seriously, RealPlayer? Don't they just use Helix code anyways?
 
Old 03-12-2012, 01:05 PM   #3
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Here is a good place to start.

But seriously, RealPlayer? Don't they just use Helix player code anyways? RealPlayer exists on Linux too, so I don't know why you said they don't support linux.
 
Old 03-12-2012, 08:39 PM   #4
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Yes, Amarok really Rocks!
Helix player is no longer available for linux.
 
Old 03-12-2012, 09:25 PM   #5
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Comparison of audio player software - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compar...layer_software
 
Old 03-12-2012, 10:13 PM   #6
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Hi,

I've never used "iTune". I think I haven't used RealPlayer in more than ten years, from memory it was pretty nasty. In recent years I've been using moc. http://moc.daper.net

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Old 03-12-2012, 10:13 PM   #7
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XMMS. (Though actually I mostly use VLC these days.)

RealPlayer no longer supports Linux and there will be no new releases, but older RealPlayer code is available from Helix in sources and *.rpm.

I have and use RealPlayer for Linux because there are audio sites (mostly "Old Time Radio" sites) that are locked into Real formats.

Frankly, I think Real is losing ground these days. I cannot grieve that.
 
Old 03-12-2012, 10:46 PM   #8
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I've never used "iTune". I think I haven't used RealPlayer in more than ten years, from memory it was pretty nasty. In recent years I've been using moc. http://moc.daper.net

Evo2.
Got debian file or not?
 
Old 03-12-2012, 11:00 PM   #9
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Got debian file or not?
Of course:
moc - ncurses based console audio player
moc-ffmpeg-plugin - ncurses based console audio player - ffmpeg plugin

Make sure to man moc once you install it.
 
Old 03-12-2012, 11:10 PM   #10
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What do you suggest?
Amarok?
Banshee?
VLC?
Something as good as iTune or Real player.

I wonder why Real player does not support Linux?
Seriously? As far as I'm concerned both of your preferred players
are the pits, and anything I've used on Linux beats them hands down.

iTunes is the reason I haven't used my iPod in a year, and use
my android phone for music instead. ;D

For music on Linux I mostly use xmms (no, not xmms2).
Code:
deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/squeeze ./
deb-src http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/squeeze ./

Cheers,
Tink
 
Old 03-13-2012, 12:15 AM   #11
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I have and use RealPlayer for Linux because there are audio sites (mostly "Old Time Radio" sites) that are locked into Real formats.
I thought that is was possible to get real media files playing with mplayer? I dont know for sure, I havent touched a .rm file for years, and I dont recall running across any real media format stuff online for years either.....

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Seriously? As far as I'm concerned both of your preferred players
are the pits, and anything I've used on Linux beats them hands down.
+1. I'd rather use amarok than itunes or real player, and I dont like amarok at all.

I mostly use deadbeef with linux. I'm a huge Foobar2000 fan with windows, and I even ran it under WINE for a while, but deadbeef is easier to setup, and I've figured it out I can get it looking similar to my prefered Foobar layout.

Last edited by cascade9; 03-13-2012 at 01:45 AM. Reason: typo
 
Old 03-13-2012, 12:20 AM   #12
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I like Clementine a lot. I alternate between that and Amarok.
 
Old 03-13-2012, 01:37 AM   #13
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Amarok is good choice for audio player and VLC is good for playing video files. And you can install real player on linux. Who says linux doesn't support real player.
 
Old 03-13-2012, 06:02 AM   #14
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Amarok is good choice for audio player and VLC is good for playing video files. And you can install real player on linux. Who says linux doesn't support real player.
r u sure?
where can i get the debian file?
 
Old 03-13-2012, 06:38 AM   #15
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r u sure?
where can i get the debian file?
Ofcourse, Damn sure! Why don't you google yourself?
Here what I found when I searched on google:
http://wiki.debian.org/RealPlayer
http://www.debianadmin.com/howto-ins...ian-lenny.html

If you google for this topic you'll find lot more.
 
  


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