[TAG] apt sources.list for multimedia
ben at linuxgazette.net
Fri Oct 10 17:04:48 MSD 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:44:41PM +1300, Chris Bannister wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 05:19:27PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 01:58:06PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> > > "audacious" (gtk2-based) might be a better bet. Or xmms2, though that's
> > > somewhat of a different thing.
> > _Quite_ the different thing, as I found out last week. Instead of a
> > music player, it's now some weird client/server thing, with a broken
> > console-based controller app - and no way (that I could find) to do
> > anything like 'xmms2 song.mp3' and have it play. Highly aggravating,
> > that; if you're going to completely change not just the interface but
> > the very nature of an app, the name should not imply that it's just an
> > improved/updated version.
> And the developers had the gaul to moan about the bugs being submitted
> complaining about how it isn't like xmms. :-(
Must be because they're French. :) You _did_ notice how 'xmms2' is
divided into *three* parts?
("gall" is ostensibly what the developers have. Perhaps along with
wormwood, since they're probably bitter about the complaints. :)
> I use moc, myself. :-)
Oh, *cool!* I'd never run across it before, and since Midnight Commander
is one of my favorite apps, it makes for an excellent and consistent
look on my desktop. Thanks!
> I contend that we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer god
> than you do. When you understand why you dismiss all the other
> possible gods, you will understand why I dismiss yours.
> -- Sir Stephen Henry Roberts
[grin] I've always liked that one, but I've seen it attributed to half a
dozen different people so far.
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