__/ [m] on Friday 18 November 2005 17:37 \__
> On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 17:16:37 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [Kier] on Friday 18 November 2005 13:07 \__
>>> On Fri, 18 Nov 2005 00:51:03 -0700, Tom Shelton wrote:
>>>> This is a really, really nice media player. Simple, fairly stylish
>>>> interface with an awful lot of functionality. It even plays my .wma
>>>> since I can have it use xine as the playback engine... The only
>>>> complaint I have so far, is that I can't add *.wma to my collection.
>>> I do like amaroK a lot, too, though I tend to use Xmms more often,
>>> because I listen to a lot of Shoutcast stuff, and I totally agree its a
>>> terrific media player and organiser. A great app with a bright future.
>> It is my favourite KDE application at the moment. I love so many of its
>> album management features, but I just wish it was slightly more stable. I
>> still use XMMS at work, but it requires quite a bit of manual handling of
>> playlists or occasional "Jump to track". After AmaroK, XMMS just seems
>> like a waste of time and a significant step back. I raised that as an is-
>> sue in the XMMS users mailing list recently and it is still unknown when
>> XMMS 2 will come out. With Amarok, it sometimes feels like XMMS betrayal.
> Having decided to install kubuntu, does anyone know where you download the
> decoders for mp3, mpeg etc?
I know this does not answer your question directly, but I wrote about my
experiences with Ubuntu and SuSE MP3 decoders in:
See the subsection at the bottom, which talks about filetype support. There
are a couple of links there too, which I think have helped many people get
their MP3 collections spinning.
Hope it helps,
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