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Re: [vox] Amarok 2.x - should I upgrade?
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Re: [vox] Amarok 2.x - should I upgrade?

I now use Audacious.

which is much like the XMMS GUI.

On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 03:05:59PM -0800, Bob Scofield wrote:
> On Monday 02 February 2009, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> > I love Amarok.  I'm still using 1.4 (from KDE 3.5 days), since that's
> > what's packaged in Kubuntu 8.10.  Amarok 2.x is for KDE 4, and I'm using
> > and enjoying KDE 4.2 on my laptop now.
> I use it a lot, but I don't love it.  It's not as dependable as XMMS.  A 
> problem I have is that as apt upgrades packages it seems to upgrade some of 
> the packages Amarok needs (for mp3's or radio streams), but not others.  So 
> the dependencies get out of whack.  Amarok seems very finicky to me.  In the 
> old days it crashed a lot, but it is stable now.
> And while we're on my favorite topic; KDE 4.x, I can't resist this.  Here's 
> another problem in 4.1.  Unlike Windows, Gnome, and KDE 3.5; in KDE 4.1 I 
> cannot bring up a web page in Firefox, click on File->Save Page As->Desktop, 
> and have an icon on the desktop that will bring up that particular web page.
> To me, KDE 4.x values eye candy over functionality.
> Bob
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