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I have been tinkering with xubuntu recently and I found the player, gmusicbrowser, to be lacking in some aspects.

I am looking for a lightweight music player that can handle web radio stations, podcasts, use GTK so it blends well with xfce and optionally handle video in podcasts.

Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.

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Perhaps Beatbox suits your needs?

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Minimalist, nimble and actually lighter on resources than gmusicbrowser. I love what the elementary team are doing with their apps! – vitiv Jul 19 '12 at 16:51

DeaDBeeF and Audacious are quite cool.

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I'm a big fan of Quod Libet because it is lightweight, usable, built in GTK, allows for music, web radio, RSS feeds (podcasts), is fast, and doesn't need a lot of screen real estate to be usable.

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