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Linux.com: LastFMProxy Makes a Good Service Better

Jul 18, 2006, 00:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)

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"In 'Last.fm makes Internet music social,' Dmitri Popov extols the wonders of Last.fm, a 'social' music site that lets users create Internet radio stations that fits their tastes. Last.fm provides a free player for Linux, but if you want to use Last.fm with your favorite Linux player, you'll need the LastFMProxy written by Vidar Madsen.

"Rather than playing the Last.fm feed directly, the LastFMProxy passes the feed on to another application, such as XMMS, amaroK, or another MP3 player capable of handling streams. The songs and artists played are displayed in your Web browser, as opposed to the standalone client, and you can change stations and control the feed from the Web interface. I've been using the proxy for several months, usually for a couple of hours per day, and it has worked flawlessly..."

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