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gnome-mplayer

Description: gnome media player

TO RUN:

athena% gnome-mplayer media-device-or-file &

See also: gnome-volume-control

gnome sound applet

Description: utility that allows users to control audio sources

TO RUN:

Pull down top panel speaker icon -> Sound Settings...

See also: gnome-mplayer

mpg123

Description: mp3 player

TO RUN:

athena% mpg123 audiofile.mp3

See also: mplayer, play, RealPlayer, rhythmbox, xmms2

play (sox)

Description: on Linux machines, front-end to sox audio player; plays files in a variety of audio formats

TO RUN:

athena% play audiofile

See also: mpg123, rhythmbox

Note: There is a version of play in the audio locker but it does not seem to be working properly at the moment.

RealPlayer

Description: audio/video player for files in Real and other formats

TO RUN:

athena% realplay file-or-URL

See also: mpg123, mplayer, xmms2

Note: You will likely get a variety of error messages on launch but RealPlayer should work anyway; if you get an error message like "cannot open the audio device" you can likely fix this be deleting your  ~/.config/real directory and all of its contents

rhythmbox

Description: audio player that can play network audio streams

TO RUN:

athena% rhythmbox &

See also: mpg123, gnome-mplayer, play, xmms2

xmms2

Description: audio player

TO RUN:

athena% xmms2 play audiofile (to play audiofile ; see man page for other command options)

See also: mpg123, mplayer, RealPlayer, rhythmbox