Music seems to be a viable income stream also under Linux. After Amarok and Rhythmbox have earned at least a few hundred bucks with Magnatune, Ubuntu is now breaking into the market as well.
on 03/17/2010 – Made popular on 03/17/2010
One day I noticed that the music stores (Jamendo, Magnatune, and Ubuntu One Music Store) were not on the left panel of rhythmbox anymore. I went to Edit->Plugins and I checked the box next to Jamendo and I had Jamendo back. Then I checked the box for Magnatune but Rhythmbox crashes instantly.
Canonical has beta launched the new Ubuntu One music store. Ars takes a hands-on look to see if it will crank music purchasing up to 11 in Ubuntu 10.04. Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has announced the official launch of the Ubuntu One music store. Integrated into the Rhythmbox music player in the upcoming Ubuntu...
We're big fans of Amarok music player at OStatic. It's a powerful open source application that lets you play music you have and find music you don't, thanks to it's integration with notable music services like Last.fm, Magnatune, and Librivox.
Clementine is the new music player available for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X operating system. This nice media player is based on Amarok 1.4, so the style is more like an Amarok Media Player. Basically, Clementine is a port of Amarok 1.4, the famous and still very popular KDE music player.
Magnatune is an independent record label that aims at treating both its musicians and its customers fairly. There is a Rhythmbox plugin that enables users to browse the Magnatune music store, listen to full tracks, and purchase albums.
One of the features that was talked about and proposed a few months back was a music store for Ubuntu where one could easily purchase music and somewhat fits in with Canonical's plans for the Ubuntu Software Store (or the "Ubuntu Software Center" as it's now called). Plans were laid out for an U ...