[Nelug] Turning my old laptop into a dedicated cd/ogg player

Stephen Patterson steve at patter.mine.nu
Mon Oct 9 23:20:29 UTC 2006

On 09 Oct 06, Douglas Nisbet (dougie at highmoor.co.uk) wrote:
> But you knew that already. I've dabbled with amarok and other players 
> but I keep returning to xmms (which plays ogg and cds). And debian of 
> course (which Thunderbird wants to spellcheck as Lesbians. Go figure.)

I'd pick Debian, as I've had that down to ~600MB with a usable X11 desktop.

Although it doesn't do CDs, you might want to take a look at mpd
(www.musicpd.org) for mp3/ogg playing. It runs as a daemon accessible over the
network with command line, X & php clients.

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