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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Amarok 2.0 brings a lot of fresh changes. The most noticeable difference is the user interface. The UI has been completely redesigned and have a totally different look from Amarok1.4. The play control buttons are bigger and are position at the top instead of the usual bottom. The main screen is now split into 3 columns instead of the usual 2. The centre column is now make up of an information pane where you can add widgets to it .There is also different workspaces where you can organize your widgets nicely.
Things that have improved in Amarok 2 include the addition and a tighter integration with the various online music services. You can now access Ampache, Last.fm, MP3Tunes, Jamendo, Librivox, Magnatune, OPML directory and shoutcast.