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minitunes music player linux

The developer of Minitube, a Linux and Mac OS X YouTube player that doesn't require flash is working on another project called Minitunes - a music player.

Minitunes is still in it's infancy so don't expect too many features yet. The author describes it best:

Code quality is at a historic low, features are at best incomplete or completely broken. It may not compile, it may even move the window buttons on the left, no wait that’s another story.



Even so, Minitunes already looks amazing, as you can see in a video I've just recorded:




If you want to try it out for yourself, paste this in a terminal (tested on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx):
sudo apt-get install libqt4-dev libphonon-dev libqt4-phonon-dev phonon-backend-gstreamer libtag1-dev
git clone http://git.gitorious.org/minitunes/minitunes.git
cd minitunes/
qmake
make


Then, to run Minitunes, don't leave the "minitunes" folder and run the following command:
./build/target/minitunes


So far Minitunes looks minimalistic yet very polished. I can't wait to see how this application is going to develop.

More info on Minitunes @ flavio.tordini.org
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