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Review: Mesk Audio Player 0.2.1

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There are numerous audio players designed especially for GNOME. Single GnomeFiles repository lists over 60 of them. However, the problem lays in quality rather than quantity. Recently I’ve been looking for an audio player that would resemble the famous Windows player called Foobar 2000. I have found a lot of clones, and just a few original applications. Mesk audio player was among the latter.

Installation

In my first attempt, I tried to get the latest sources of Mesk through SVN. Unfortunately, while writing this report I could not connect to their repository ‘mackaye.nicfit.net’ (update: it’s up and running now). I downloaded the stable 0.2.1 version (code-named Meat Puppets) instead. I copied the file to a location where I usually store program sources (so that I can easily uninstall them) and then unpacked it with:

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