[SATLUG] Linux Software Gems

dkowis dkowis at mail.shlrm.org
Tue Jan 4 13:13:18 CST 2011

 On Mon, 3 Jan 2011 15:21:00 -0600, James Sundell <zenbound at gmail.com> 
> Hello, SATLUG!
> I always love coming across golden examples of open source software 
> design.
> Here are a couple of my favorite:
> #1. Clementine: http://code.google.com/p/clementine-player/
> Clementine is a fork of amarok and has made promising steps forward 
> in terms
> of usability, features, and ease of use. Comes in packages for 
> Fedora,
> Ubuntu, Windows, or Mac and some mobile devices.
> #2. Pithos: http://kevinmehall.net/p/pithos/
> Desktop Pandora client. Shows you 2+ songs ahead of what you are 
> listening
> to now. Missing a few features, but I personally had been wishing for
> something like this for a while.
> Anyone else have any up-and-coming software they love?

 Those are excellent links. Thanks a whole lot. I have found that I 
 disliked the new amarok, and this clementine is for the win!

 Also the Pithos is the best thing ever, I hated not having media keys 
 and the flash app using up all the CPUs.

 Thanks for sharing

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