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sound alsa dmix audio <reply> If you're having problems with sound, click the Volume applet, then Sound Preferences, and check your Volume, Hardware, Input, and Output settings. If that fails, see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - https://alsa.opensrc…DmixPlugin - For playing audio files, see !players and !mp3. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:56:18
Last edited by hggdh
Last modified: 2019-01-08 16:38:15
Requested 7277 times
players media players video players audio players totem totem-xine vlc banshee rhythmbox amarok media music players player exaile listen <reply> Audio (Ogg, MP3...) players: Audacious, Banshee, Listen, Quod Libet, Rhythmbox, Exaile, XMMS2 (GTK/Gnome based) and Amarok, JuK (Qt/KDE based). Video players: Totem, Xine, MPlayer, VLC, Kaffeine - See also !codecs LjL
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:49:51
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2011-04-28 14:54:24
Requested 2368 times
sound-#kubuntu <reply> If you're having problems with sound see https://help.ubuntu.…nity/Sound - https://help.ubuntu.…leshooting - For playing audio files, see !Players and !MP3 Hawkwind
Added on: 2006-09-14 19:14:50
Last edited by tsimpson
Last modified: 2009-11-21 20:21:54
Requested 1144 times
mplayer <deleted>a media player. It resides in the mutiverse repository and can easily be installed via applications -> add/remove. For codecs try !codecs gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-20 02:44:28
Last edited by jussi
Last modified: 2011-07-18 11:06:08
Requested 607 times
amarok <alias> players apokryphos
Added on: 2006-07-05 22:33:08
Last edited by jussi01
Last modified: 2010-01-27 10:42:35
Requested 460 times
rockbox an open source firmware replacement for audio players from Archos, iRiver, Apple (iPod), and iAudio. See http://www.rockbox.org/ to get started! Seveas
Added on: 2007-01-14 18:47:57
Last edited by LjL
Last modified: 2007-05-04 14:21:18
Requested 348 times
itunes not available on Linux, but there are many audio player alternatives (see !players). For Daap clients (sharing music with other iTunes clients on the network), install banshee apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 21:42:50
Never edited
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teg <reply> Come play teg with us! (Like the board game Risk.) Game will start when we get some players rounded up - get yourself set up and join quickly if you'd like to participate. Install the "teg" package, run 'tegclient', and connect to server home.tonyyarusso.com, , port 2000. Ping tonyyarusso for more info. Hobbsee
Added on: 2006-12-16 16:09:28
Last edited by tonyyarusso
Last modified: 2007-03-18 03:01:29
Requested 72 times
pronounce <reply> To learn how to pronounce Ubuntu, point your movie player at /usr/share/example-content/Experience ubuntu.ogg Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 00:44:41
Last edited by Seveas
Last modified: 2007-10-17 21:59:19
Requested 61 times
winamp a windows music player. On Ubuntu you can use audacious as alternative. Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 10:59:28
Last edited by Pici
Last modified: 2009-09-30 13:25:34
Requested 53 times
grip <deleted>a ripping player and has a minor bug which can be solved by doing this "sudo ln -s /dev/hdX /dev/cdromN" where X is your hard drive and N a number Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-17 22:23:16
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:14:54
Requested 45 times
songbird <reply> Songbird is a media player based on Mozilla. Official Linux builds and support ended in April, 2010. Ubuntu installation instructions at https://help.ubuntu.…y/Songbird LjL
Added on: 2009-04-12 19:44:15
Last edited by IdleOne
Last modified: 2013-03-23 02:47:46
Requested 38 times
cubuntu <deleted>an unofficial command-line based Ubuntu derivative. It includes a browser, an email client, a media player and many other useful applications. For installation instructions, see http://alecjw.google…lineubuntu LjL
Added on: 2006-12-28 21:34:32
Last edited by topyli
Last modified: 2011-10-28 19:39:24
Requested 27 times
gobby multiplayer gedit Mez
Added on: 2009-03-03 20:18:24
Never edited
Requested 13 times
get_iplayer http://linuxcentre.n…t_iplayer/ a small perl script which can download content from BBC iPlayer and ITV catch up services. popey
Added on: 2009-04-05 22:23:20
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iplayer http://bbc.co.uk/iplayer - one brand name for multiple online TV, Radio and podcast streaming and download services from the BBC. popey
Added on: 2009-04-05 22:23:06
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pronouce point your movie player at /usr/share/examples/example-content/experience-ubuntu.ogg ompaul
Added on: 2007-07-07 19:15:34
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mplayer-fonts <reply> No fonts in mplayer? Try " sudo apt-get install mplayer-fonts " ( multiverse must be enabled see !repos ). gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-20 02:47:08
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listen <alias> players Pici
Added on: 2007-10-25 17:19:07
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exaile <alias> players LjL
Added on: 2007-10-02 23:35:35
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player <alias> players apokryphos
Added on: 2007-02-26 17:14:50
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music players <alias> players tonyyarusso
Added on: 2007-01-23 00:24:47
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media <alias> players apokryphos
Added on: 2006-07-09 02:45:15
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flashplayer <alias> codecs gnomefreak
Added on: 2006-07-06 19:21:52
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realplayer <alias> codecs Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 13:23:02
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rhythmbox <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:43:41
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banshee <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:43:36
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vlc <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:43:32
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totem-xine <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:43:14
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totem <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-19 08:31:40
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audio players <alias> players Seveas
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:43:41
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video players <alias> players apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:43:19
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media players <alias> players apokryphos
Added on: 2006-06-18 15:43:15
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