Any generic (non-wm-specific) audio players?

Gary Kline kline at
Thu Jun 22 09:39:47 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 05:51:32PM -0500, Nikolas Britton wrote:
> On 6/21/06, Gary Kline <kline at> wrote:
> >
> >        I would probably save weeks trying to turn FBSD into the kind of
> >        "Desktop" or window-manager platform I want by just using my
> >        Ubuntu platform.
> >
> >        I'm still stickng
> >        with CTWM.  On my Ubuntu servers there is amarak(sp?) which is
> >        my favorite audio-only apps so far.  Is there anything like this
> >        that doesn't require desktop-specific libraries?
> >
> cplay!!! It's in ports under
> audio/cplay. cplay is just a, python based, curses front-end so you
> will also need to install a back-end (ogg123, splay, mpg123, mpg321,
> madplay, mikmod, xmp, or sox), I recommend splay.
> I've attached the default .cplayrc config file, copy it to your home
> directory if the port doesn't automatically install it (I don't think
> it does)... and read the man page for cplay.

	Does cplay play streaming audio?  The KDE app does and I am
	really getting into some one the new drums and ambient(?)
	stuff.  Wow.  Anyway, curses is fine.  Thanks for the config


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