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==Phonon Backends==
 
==Phonon Backends==
  
Amarok plays media via [http://phonon.kde.org/ Phonon multimedia framework]. You can choose either [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-vlc VLC], [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-xine Xine] (Debian stable only) or [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-gstreamer GStreamer] Phonon backend. [http://packages.debian.org/unstable/phonon-backend-vlc VLC backend 0.3.1] or later version is currently recommended (testing/unstable only) . In case of problems, try all backends to see which works best for you.
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Amarok plays media via [http://phonon.kde.org/ Phonon multimedia framework]. You can choose either [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-vlc VLC] (recommended) or [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-gstreamer GStreamer] Phonon backend.
  
 
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  apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer
 
  apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer
  
'''Xine (Debian stable only, deprecated in later versions)'''
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'''Xine (Debian oldstable only, deprecated in later versions)'''
  
 
  apt-get install phonon-backend-xine
 
  apt-get install phonon-backend-xine

Revision as of 21:51, 19 May 2013

Installing Amarok

Amarok can be installed by installing the amarok package. For example, using apt-get:

apt-get install amarok

Amarok versions currently in Debian

Phonon Backends

Amarok plays media via Phonon multimedia framework. You can choose either VLC (recommended) or GStreamer Phonon backend.

VLC

apt-get install phonon-backend-vlc

GStreamer

apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer

Xine (Debian oldstable only, deprecated in later versions)

apt-get install phonon-backend-xine

For more on Phonon, see the Phonon page.


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