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Old 08-24-2010, 09:51 AM   #1
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Is there a alternative for Foobar and Notepad++ ?

Ive been wondering, if there is a audio player for Linux similiar to Foobar. The only thing Im searching for is the ability to sort media library by folder structure.
If you know something that can do the job, let me know...

Oh, and Im also searching for easy, intuitive text editor, like Notepad++. I use it for working in school and i just love the way it handles "tab" spaces, and bullet lists.

Thanks in advance !
Old 08-24-2010, 11:44 PM   #2
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There are tons of software directories around the web where you could find the answer to that question One such place which I commonly find myself surfing is the free software foundation. It shows you open source software that could potentially replace popular windows applications. A quick google search could open up several other websites and then from there you could easily download a few applications to try on for size, and just get rid of the ones you don't like. There are tons and tons of media players and text editors to be found, and I think it might be your job to sort through a few to find what you like.

I'm not particularly familiar with Notepad++ and have never heard of Foobar, but could you possibly describe how Notepad++ "handles tab spaces, and bullet lists"?
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Notepad++ runs fine on linux using wine.
Old 08-25-2010, 10:07 AM   #5
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Thanks guys ... Those sites that Craigevil posted are just what I need.

Ive also found some threads on other forums and it looks like Foobar2000 is simply unreplacable. I will try few players to find what suites me best.

Notepad++ on Wine is great, but i have still that weird feeling that it is "not built for Linux". There are still many alternatives that i have to try out.

I guess, this is end of my problem.
Thread solved.
Tommy over and out. (I always wanted to say this )
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There are many audio players out there, i'm sure one (or more) of them can do what you need.

gEdit or Kate are good replacements to Notepad++.


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