DesktopLinux: Banshee--The Next Best Thing to Linux iTunes
May 23, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I want an audio player that will do everything that Apple's
iTunes does--including working with my iPod--and do it natively on
Linux. That's a tall order. I've tried many fine Linux
programs--KDE's amaroK, RealPlayer 10 for Linux, Xine, etc.--but
none have scratched my itch.
"So, I've been running Windows iTunes 4.9x running atop
CrossOver Office 5.01. Apple's favorite audio program runs decently
on CrossOver Office, but I wanted something that worked better and
was a 'real' Linux program..."