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Re: Rhythmbox (was: Re: XMMS alternatives?)

On Mon, 2003-07-07 at 17:57, Rogério Brito wrote:
> On Jul 07 2003, Sven Luther wrote:
> > There is also quark, which i package, which works rather nicely, but
> > it's anti-GUI declared philosophy may not make it a replacement for
> > XMMS.
> I read the description of quark and while it seems to be nice (i.e.,
> xine based), I was looking for something that also managed the MP3s,
> with mass id3 tagging and MP3 organization based on metadata (kind of
> like iTunes does).
> Since I have now finished my M.Sc. work, I think that I'll start
> learning Python and wxpython/tkinter to see if I can code an MP3
> manager the way I want.
> But honestly, I'd love to not have to write one if a good alternative
> exists. I was hoping that Rhythmbox did that, but I could not even get
> it to rip a CD, even after installing all files needed from unstable
> (I'm regularly using testing). :-(

That's because it doesn't do CD ripping. Try Sound-juicer if you want a
nice CD ripper (although the current version in unstable lacks on the
mp3 side).

> Do others have the same experiences that I have? Any recommendations?

Right now, I can't think of any applications just like iTunes that
actually do the job for me.

Bastien Nocera <hadess@hadess.net>

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