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Re: Amarok on GNU/Linux Impresses

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____/ Homer on Tuesday 12 Jul 2011 18:45 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee, that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> For me, all I need is something that plays music and let's me change
>> track with global keyboard accelerators, so I use Minirok, based on
>> Amarok but much lighter.
> I use mpd with the ncmpcpp front-end. That way I get to store all my
> music on a server and stream it using multiple protocols to anywhere
> I want. I can even control mpd remotely and search its database, and
> copy tracks to the local device if I want to. No need to carry every
> song with me, no "service fee", no bloat, no "DRM" restrictions, and
> no "format dependency" as all my music is ripped and encoded to FLAC
> format (lossless) then transcoded on-the-fly using Ampache, a module
> for the Apache Web server, if required by the client. The only thing
> I ever need to actually "do" is insert CDs into the server's optical
> drive and it automatically rips, transcodes and adds them to mpd for
> me, then it's ready to serve them to any device, anywhere, any time.
> Let's see iTuna do /that/.
> http://mpd.wikia.com/wiki/Clients
> http://ampache.org/wiki/

*LOL* @ iTuna. It must stink.

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