[ALUG] Wanted - Audio player which works sensibly
cl at isbd.net
Fri Nov 25 15:49:32 GMT 2016
On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 05:40:10PM +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2016 at 05:32:46PM +0000, Huge wrote:
> > Exaile.
> > Took me ages to find a dead simple media player that (i) didn't look
> > like a car radio; why do people pick the *worst* UI in the world to
> > emulate? & (ii) didn't have about a gazillion "features" I didn't want.
> > Just play the damn music.
> Pity it's not in the Ubuntu repositories but I may try it anyway,
Hmm, it's obviously not my day.
I've installed exaile on my laptop running xubuntu 16.04 and it starts
up OK and the interface looks the sort of thing I want. However it
fails when asked to actually play something with:-
Playback error encountered!
playsink0: Possible audio device error, is it plugged in?
Other programs seem able to make noises so it would seem I do have
sound, just that exaile doesn't think so.
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