Home Messages Index
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index

Re: amaroK

__/ [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
>>>> files,
>>>> 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.
>> Roy
> Having decided to install kubuntu, does anyone know where you download the
> decoders for mp3, mpeg etc?
> Regards,
> M

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,


Roy S. Schestowitz      | "Slashdot is standard-compliant... in Japan"
http://Schestowitz.com  |    SuSE Linux     |     PGP-Key: 0x74572E8E
  5:40pm  up 15 days 13:34,  4 users,  load average: 0.63, 0.22, 0.14
      http://iuron.com - next generation of search paradigms

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
Author IndexDate IndexThread Index