Sunday, September 23, 2007

Looking for a good Linux mp3 player?

When I installed Ubuntu, I found that the mp3 coded was not available due to licensing issues.

I installed the codec, and some music applications under Linux, but I was really missing the simplicity and power of Winamp.

Seaching on the Internet I found a great application which runs under linux and is similar to Winamp. So similar that you can even apply the winamp skins.


This is the application link:

Installing was pretty straightforward:

Add the Audacious repository by editing the /etc/apt/sources.list and adding the following lines:
deb edgy main
deb-src edgy main

Then updating the repository:
apt-get update.

apt-get install audacious.
That's all. 

Note: For Ubuntu, I downladed the debian package (For some reason the ubuntu package didn't work)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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