Revisiting Audacious

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Revisiting Audacious

Postby dedanna1029 » 29 Jun 2011, 18:34

After probably 3 years, I decided to revisit Audacious. At the time it first came out, it was seeming as if to be a replacement for XMMS. Well, last night I had chance to revisit it as XMMS wouldn't work (not sure what's up with it), and Audacious appears to have grown quite a bit; in fact, in some ways became more a replacement for Amarok1.4.10, which, as you know, is a plus big time for this kid. It's not resource-intensive, and has wonderful sound. Have a look at what all they have going for this baby:

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In Preferences, plenty of choices, and LOOK AT THOSE PLUGINS! This is in Fedora:

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I think I'll be using this quite a bit more now. :) The only issue I'm having is getting the scrobbling plugin to work. Will be working on that as time goes on.
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Re: Revisiting Audacious

Postby dedanna1029 » 29 Jun 2011, 21:14

And actually, I did get the scrobbling plugin to work. When you input your last.fm user name and password, it asks for your url. Don't put it in. Leave that field blank.

http://www.last.fm/user/dedanna1029

If you look under "Recently listened tracks", it says "Scrobbling now from Audacious".
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Re: Revisiting Audacious

Postby viking60 » 29 Jun 2011, 22:52

Hmm you got me curious must have a look...
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Re: Revisiting Audacious

Postby dedanna1029 » 30 Jun 2011, 00:31

Aye.

The sound quality is really amazing...
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Re: Revisiting Audacious

Postby viking60 » 30 Jun 2011, 17:17

How is it compared to Clementine?
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Re: Revisiting Audacious

Postby dedanna1029 » 01 Jul 2011, 08:45

Much better, and much lighter. The new version of Clementine is very resource-intensive for some reason (0.7.1). I like it, and use it quite a bit anyway, but I use it when I don't have a lot running already. It doesn't seem to have the sound quality to me that Audacious does, either.
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