Guayadeque Music Player: Light, Unique, Awesome?

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It may have a name like an exotic fruit but Guayadeque music player is a surprisingly powerful new addition to the Linux music player scene. Light on resources and heavy on features it's well worth checking out if you've yet to find "the one" music player that services your needs.

The musical landscape

If you use a music player in Ubuntu chances are you fall into one of three camps - Team Rhythmbox, Banshee Brigade or Go! Amarok. They're certainly the three most developed, most widely used and, in most users opinion, the most useable.

Several 'minor' music players are also popular choices - the utterly nerd-tastic MPD, "GTK Amarok" Exaile and Listen Music player. All tend to have the same features, albeit with different interfaces: -

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