3 Lightweight Podcast Managers For Linux
Mar 28, 2010, 19:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Pot)
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"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."