Re: [LAU] Audio player that handles WMA audio files and WPL playlists

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Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 10:52 am

On 03/01/2011 07:33 PM, Joel Roth wrote:

Clearly it's XP misbehaving, not the laptop itself.

> He has a lot of music and playlists in the above formats.

Mplayer, vlc, totem etc. all handle wma, provided you have appropriate
codecs installed.

Depending on distro or player backend, suitable packages might be called
w32codecs, gstreamer-plugins-ugly etc.

> I'm considering installing a Linux distribution for him.

I'm running Fedora on an HP laptop, Pentium M, 512MB RAM, with Xfce and
rpmfusion[1] for non-free formats.

A very usable setup, but would benefit from more RAM, as any machine would.

[1] http://rpmfusion.org
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