[Om2008.9] Using Freerunner as a digital audio player

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at 1407.org
Mon Oct 13 11:09:13 CEST 2008

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 10:45:01AM +0200, Xavier Cremaschi wrote:
> Hi folks,
> yesterday I tried to use qtopia-phone-x11-mediaplayer and some ogg/mp3 
> files to transform the FR into a digital audio player.
> I have encountered 3 software problems :
> 1. audio quality is bad (whereas it is good with Debian+Sonata/Mpd, so 
> definitively not a hardware problem here) : is there a way to tune some 
> parameters ?
> 2. external speakers still work after headphones being plugged : is 
> there an alsa subtlety here ? (it switches automatically with Debian)
> 3. software relies upon tags, which I do not use at all. I have a 
> precise filesystem scheme and no need of tag-based players trying to 
> sort my music. Is there a way of telling the thing to stop trying to be 
> smart ? I need a dumb soft here ;)
> qtopia-phone-x11-mediaplayer seems totally usable with fingers, and 
> that's the big motivation for me to use it.

4. battery life :)


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