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Package: orpheus (1.6-1.1) [universe]

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Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Noritada Kobayashi

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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light-weight text mode menu- and window-driven audio player

Orpheus is a light-weight text mode menu- and window-driven audio player application for CDs and files in MP3 and Vorbis Ogg format. Brief list of its features is as follows:

  * Text mode user interface
    + Based on the ncurses library
    + Provides windows, menus and dialogs
    + Configurable color schemes
    + Configuration is done with dialogs
  * Player
    + Supports MP3 (through mpg123), OGG (with ogg123) and CD tracks
    + Saves and loads playlists
    + Provides quick access to recent lists played
    + Can combine CD, MP3 and OGG tracks in the same playlist
    + Edit MP3 and OGG ID tags feature
    + "Repeat track", "Repeat play list" and "Random" play modes
    + Play list sorting and search options
    + Auto-generated currently_playing file which makes it possible to
      easily find out from other applications what is playing now
    + Internal mixer controller
    + Command line interface for controlling an already running instance
      of the program
  * Network
    + CDDB information retrieval for CDs
    + HTTP proxy support

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  • dep: libc6 (>= 2.4)
    Embedded GNU C Library: Shared libraries
    also a virtual package provided by libc6-udeb
  • dep: libgcc1 (>= 1:4.1.1)
    GCC support library
  • dep: libncurses5 (>= 5.6+20071006-3)
    shared libraries for terminal handling
  • dep: libogg0 (>= 1.0rc3)
    Ogg bitstream library
  • dep: libstdc++6 (>= 4.2.1)
    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
  • dep: libvorbis0a (>= 1.1.2)
    The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Decoder library)
  • dep: libvorbisfile3 (>= 1.1.2)
    The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (High Level API)
  • dep: libxml2 (>= 2.6.27)
    GNOME XML library

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i386 155.6 kB420.0 kB [list of files]