[clug] Jukebox for linux
adam.lloyd at gmail.com
Sat May 10 07:25:04 GMT 2008
On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 02:52:09PM +1000, Daniel Rose wrote:
> Hello list,
> Has anyone come across a party interface for mp3 playback that works
> like a jukebox?
> - search for songs
> - Add one, it gets stuck at the end of the list
> - Songs played are removed from the head of the list
> - An empty list gets a song added at random
> I think that people who want this simple, trivial functionality are
> perhaps writing it themselves. Mbux http://oswaldism.de/mbux/what.html is a
> really good example of what I want, but it fails with segfaults and
> floating point exceptions on a dual core CPU. It seems to be unmaintaned; at least, no releases in nearly three years.
> There are at least five good media centres and about a hundred
> acceptable personal desktop players, but I can only find two pieces of
> broken unmaintained software that even try to do a party mode/jukebox
> interface. Has anyone else got a lead on a drunk-proof, bogun-proof linux jukebox?
Apart from the last point XMMS2 can do this with its pshuffle
playlist type. Its still in the early stages of development so it's
changing lots and there isn't a full feature client yet. They do have
an active development team so keep an eye on it.
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