Archive for December 15th, 2007

XMMS is the X Multimedia System. It is used to play audio and other kinds of media files. By default XMMS can play MPEG audio, Ogg Vorbis, RIFF wav, most module formats and a few other formats. XMMS can be extended through plugins to play a number of other audio and video formats.

XMMS’ display is almost the same with Winamp ver. 2.x in Windows. A lot of Linux Distro put xmms as a default package. You can run it through Application > Sound & Video > XMMS or through run command, Alt-F2, then type xmms.

taufanlubis@toshiba:~$ sudo apt-get install xmms

Reading package lists… Done

Building dependency tree

Reading state information… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:


0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 0B/2152kB of archives.

After unpacking 6443kB of additional disk space will be used.

Selecting previously deselected package xmms.

(Reading database … 126207 files and directories currently installed.)

Unpacking xmms (from …/xmms_1%3a1.2.10+20070601-1_i386.deb) …

Setting up xmms (1:1.2.10+20070601-1) …

Processing triggers for libc6 …

ldconfig deferred processing now taking place






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