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Old 01-31-2005, 01:37 PM   #1
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Good Linux Music Player


I'm looking for a good Linux music player. I tried a few things out, but most I really didn't like. Basically I need to be able to access >1000 songs and sort/filter/organise them very well. (Many of the songs I don't know all that well, so simple playlist features are insuffucient.)

To date, Windows Media Player and Real Jukebox (which is no longer around, from what I see) are the only two media players I've found that are good enough for me. I'm looking for a Linux alternative, because, honestly, the lack of a good music player is keeping me in Windows more often than not. :/

Anyone know of any good ones?
Old 01-31-2005, 01:48 PM   #2
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Mplayer is the best option.
Old 01-31-2005, 01:58 PM   #3
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Give Amroke a look it has a very nice playlist feature, though it does not have a Library feature like you find on recent versions of Windows Media Player. I also Like it because when you close it it minimizes down to your system tray.
Old 01-31-2005, 02:27 PM   #4
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The library feature is a very important one for me.
Old 01-31-2005, 03:40 PM   #5
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due to the vs of debian i am running mplayer is not an option for me so i tried XMMS and have found that i truely love it for mp3 playing.

as for any type of video playback i like xine or kaffeine, yes that is spelled right.
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Amarok is one of the best in my opinion Give a few a try and pick a favourite.


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