Yet Another Music Player for Linux: Foobnix
Sep 24, 2010, 06:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"When it comes to music players, Linux evolved heavily
during the last three or four years, and new players are announced
on a regular basis. I remember that in 2006, when I was starting up
with Linux, there were only a few applications to choose from, like
Amarok, Rhythmbox, Listen or XMMS, and a few more less popular and
not so full-featured. But times have changed and now the Linux
platform benefits from players of all kinds: there are replacements
for XMMS for both GNOME and KDE (Audacious and Qmmp),
collection-oriented players like Amarok, Banshee, Exaile or
Rhythmbox. There are less-known players like Quod Libet, Guayadeque
or Jajuk, or the client-server oriented ones like MPD.
"And the ones I just listed are only the ones which came to my
mind at the moment. Some would say having so many players for a
single task is a bad thing, but I say it's not. Having enough
options to choose from is a great advantage. If you don't like one
style, try the next player, if you don't like its approach either,
try the next one, and so on."