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Does anybody know of a version of Amarok written in GTK ?

This is my fave music player but if I install using apt-get I have to install 200mb of KDE dependencies. I saw a Windows beta version so heres hoping, it would just be nice if I could find a GTK version.

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Try with Clementine –  Ceppo93 Dec 10 '12 at 20:30
    
@Ceppo93 Clementine is also written in Qt. –  Uri Herrera Dec 10 '12 at 20:34
    
But no KDE dependencies ;) –  Ceppo93 Dec 10 '12 at 21:48
    
tried this was quite different but still very good –  mark kirby Dec 13 '12 at 13:07

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sudo apt-get install amarok --no-install-recommends will download what's only necessary for Amarok to run (only 69MB <-these are the dependencies) and it will use 199MB when installed (which I guess is what you mean).

Amarok will probably never be written in GTK as it's part of KDE.

there is however Listen a GTK based player similar to Amarok.

Listen is an audio player written in Python. Thanks to it, you can easily organize your music collections.

  • It supports many features such as Podcasts management, browse
    Shoutcast directory.
  • It provides a direct access to lyrics, lastfm and wikipedia
    informations.
  • It intuitively creates playlists for you by retrieving informations
    from lastfm and what you most frequently listen to

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And let's not forget Exaile which is also similar to Amarok but to a lesser degree, it's available in the repositories.

sudo apt-get install exaile

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Thanks for the great answer ;) –  mark kirby Dec 10 '12 at 20:32

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