peter.backlund(a)home.se (Peter Backlund) writes:
> I looked at rhythmbox and it is catastrophic for simple music
> huge window which requires at least the half of my screen width (the minimal
> window size seems to be 670x293). No way to turn off the window title, no
> 'pause' control, no control to influence the position within the song, a
> volume control where 3 small curves show the volume... As said... a typical
> Gnome2 application which tries to follow blindly a UI guideline without
> taking care about ergonomic.
It has a pause button, it has a slider for controlling position in the
songs, and the size of the window is 350x85.
Pause and the slider do not appear until you play a song, which is in
line with the UI guidelines.
Oh... I never brought rhythmbox to play a sound -- it segfaulted shortly
before (probably related with the gconf error-messages and the failed
But: UI guidelines which allow that a start-button becomes a stop-button
are crap (probably copied from M$ Windoze). I do not want to count how
often I pressed 'stop': there should be silence regardless if I pressed
1, 23 or 42 times the 'stop' button.