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Is Last.FM’s New Linux App A Hit?

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Software recently released a new version of their scrobbling app — including a native version for linux.

No longer is it a second class citizen with a nasty, sub-par interface, but rather a ‘proper’ desktop app — just as you would expect to find on OSX or Windows.

Built on WebKit, the app unsurprisingly runs very smoothly. When you click on the tabs in the sidebar, you’ll glide between the panels, much like in Gwibber.

Your Scrobbles are displayed in a list, and clicking on one takes you to an overview of the track and its artist.

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