[clug] Jukebox for linux

Francis Whittle fj.whittle at gmail.com
Fri May 16 06:33:54 GMT 2008

Rhythmbox ( http://www.rhythmbox.org. ) does what you describe, and
pretty well too.  It doesn't having the locking features of MBux, but
the "Play Queue," which is what you're talking about, works well and can
even go back to the last playlist used, including smart playlists like
"Least Recently Played," et cetera.  The main browser interface is
designed after iTunes (but is better IMO), and it runs on GStreamer so
supports a lot of formats.
It looks drab, mind.

On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 14:52 +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?

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