Rip CDs with KAudioCreator

Getting music from a CD (that you own, of course) to your favourite media player, such as Amarok, isn't always a clear process under KDE.

Amarok itself doesn't have the facility to rip CDs, as with many other media players, so using an external program is sometimes the only option. KAudioCreator is one such ripping program.

To install, you should be able to search for it in your ...

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Banshee 1.0 Released

Banshee logo

Linux music player application Banshee has just been updated to version 1.0.

The new version features significant performance improvements, plus a host of brand new features, including Video, a new Play Queue feature, Shuffle and improved support for third-party media devices and Last.fm.

"Import, organize, and discover new music with Banshee through its simple
and powerful interface and wide array of innovative features. Create
your own radio stations ...

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Manslide - a slideshow generator for Linux

Manslide is Qt-based application for making slideshows out of a set of images on Linux.

You're unlikely to find it in any package manager right now, so you'll need to download the binary package, extract it and then run ./Manslide.

The first time you launch it, the introduction screen will be in French.

Manslide introduction screenshot

Fair enough, I suppose, and it is easy enough to switch it into your preferred ...

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