cnorman at rnibncw.ac.uk
Wed Feb 28 04:47:03 EST 2007
Basically, I want a player which will play the contents of an entire
folder (including sub-folders), and will shuffle and repeat, whiles
supporting as many codecs as possible.
What will be my best bet?
On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 15:03 +0000, Michael Whapples wrote:
> Firstly, do you want it for text console or gnome? in gnome there are
> players such as gxine (ubuntu has this in its repositries), totem movie
> player, etc (RealPlayer 10 is accessible to a level in gnome, if you
> want that). In the text console, there is mplayer, trplayer (a text
> front end for realplayer 8), cplay.
> Depends what you want from the player, for which is most appropiate.
> Mplayer has plenty of codecs (and probably allows playing nearly any
> format), but it has so many options that it can be complex to get
> started with or for basic use. Cplay is more basic, but simpler for
> navigating through lists of tracks.
> Michael Whappoles
> On Tue, 2007-02-27 at 10:49 +0000, Chris Norman wrote:
> > Hi people,
> > I remember hearing something on this list about a piece of software for
> > linux that worked like winamp (presumably with the same key commands and
> > stuff), and am trying to find it.
> > Any ideas what it is? I've just tried xine but couldn't get it to work,
> > I've also tried beep-media-player, but couldn't figure out some of that.
> > Any ideas appreciated.
> > Cheers,
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