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DeaDBeeF (as in 0xDEADBEEF) is an audio player for GNU/Linux systems with X11 (though now it also runs in plain console without X, in FreeBSD, and in OpenSolaris).
Main features (the list is most likely far from complete):

* mp3, ogg vorbis, flac, ape, wv, wav, m4a, mpc, cd audio (and many more)
* sid, nsf and lots of other popular chiptune formats
* ID3v1, ID3v2.2, ID3v2.3, ID3v2.4, APEv2, xing/info tags support
* character set detection for non-unicode id3 tags -- supports cp1251 and iso8859-1
* unicode tags are fully supported as well (both utf8 and ucs2)
* cuesheet (.cue files) support, with charset detection (utf8/cp1251/iso8859-1)
* tracker modules like mod, s3m, it, xm, etc
* HVSC song length database support for sid
* gtk2 interface with efficient custom widgets
* no GNOME or KDE dependencies
* minimize to tray, with scrollwheel volume control
* drag and drop, both inside of playlist, and from filemanagers and such
* control playback from command line
* global hotkeys
* multiple playlists
* album artwork display
* 18-band graphical equalizer
* metadata editor
* user-customizable groups in playlists
* user-customizable columns with flexible title formatting
* radio and podcast support for ogg vorbis, mp3 and aac streams
* gapless playback
* plugin support; bundled with lots of plugins, such as global hotkeys and last.fm scrobbler; sdk is included
* duration calculation is as precise as possible for vbr mp3 files (with and without xing/info tags)
* was tested and works on x86, x86_64 and ppc64 architectures. should work on most modern platforms

Install DeaDBeeF in ubuntu 10.04/9.10

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexey-smirnov/deadbeef
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install deadbeef

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11 Comments to “DeaDBeeF – Ultimate Music Player For GNU/Linux”

  1. yura says:

    nice player

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  2. headless says:

    DeadBeef is awesome,I’m in love with it.
    If you ‘re looking for something like windows’ Foobar…well,look no more .

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  3. v.sushkov says:

    that’s good. i like it. thx to russian developers :)

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  4. jordanwb says:

    Huh. This looks nice.

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  5. Nice player! Thanks!

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  6. joker says:

    Nice work, Buddy…

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  7. roland says:

    Nearly perfect for my needs and using it for a few weeks now. Only thing I miss: m3u-list support (save and load).

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  8. KingNeutron says:

    Nice player, guys :-) Thanks!!

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  9. Jack1 says:

    Best Player for ALL your audio! Plays .pls :P!

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  10. max says:

    Nice player but foobnix with free online music search and playing is better!:)

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  11. Jrg says:

    I love this player, specially the 18 bands graphical EQ, i can get the best sound with this. The only problem is that i can’t show what i’m listening to in amsn or any other instant message client.

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