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3 Lightweight Podcast Managers For Linux

Mar 28, 2010, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Pot)

"If you're a recent Linux convert, you've probably noticed you cannot install iTunes on your new system. That doesn't mean you can't enjoy your favorite podcasts anymore – there is plenty of Linux podcast software available that are capable of managing and downloading podcasts.

"Rhythmbox, Banshee and Amarok all include built-in podcast management, as do a number of other Linux media library applications. I'm not interested in using my music player to download music, however I want a program that does podcasts and only podcasts. If you feel the same way keep reading – here are three lightweight podcast managers for Linux.

"Note that in order to use these programs with your favorite podcasts you're going to need that podcast's RSS or Atom feed: the iTunes feed isn't going to work. Don't worry, however: most podcasts have a homepage that will feature this feed for you."

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