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Kick Out the Jams: Firefox and Chrome Extensions for Music Lovers

May 21, 2010, 22:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Now that Songbird has abandoned Linux, where will we turn for a browser-based music fix? Not to worry, you can still find plenty of add-ons and extensions for Firefox and Chrome to turn them into excellent tools for finding and listening to music.

"Nothing makes the work day breeze by a bit faster than some good tunes. If you're already spending most of your working hours in front of the computer, why not make your browser do double-duty and use it to make your ears happy? Firefox and Google Chrome (or Chromium) have quite a few extensions for the music lover.

"My first suggestion for music discovery would be the Firefox-based Songbird, but that's not so much an option. Sadly, Songbird has given Linux users the bird so it's back to scouring the Tubes for suitable plugins for Firefox and Chrome. Luckily you can find quite a few good tools to turn your browser into a music powerhouse."

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