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Who Needs Winamp When You Can Play Music from the Terminal

There’s been a lot of talk about the demise of the iconic Winamp media player on the Windows platform, but Linux users have nothing to fear. Even if all the music players go unmaintained, there’s still the terminal. Most of the things you can do with a GUI, are also doable in a terminal. The same is true for music players. You don’t need a fancy GUI to play music, especially when you have an all-powerful terminal at your fingertips.