XMMS is a multimedia player for Linux,its interface is more like Winamp in Windows.Despite being the most popular music player for many Linux users,it has been removed from the respositories since the Gutsy Gibbon release.
Install XMMS in ubuntu
First,edit source.list file:
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
add this two lines,then save and close the file.
For ubuntu 9.04:
deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/jaunty ./ deb-src http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/jaunty ./
For ubuntu 8.04:
deb http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./ deb-src http://www.pvv.ntnu.no/~knuta/xmms/hardy ./
Update and install xmms
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install xmms
If your architecture is missing ,run following to rebuild
sudo aptitude install fakeroot sudo apt-get build-dep xmms sudo apt-get -b source xmms
Type xmms in terminal,or press Alt+F2 and type xmms.
You can add a launcher for xmms,by right-click on your desktop,select Create Launcher,or right-click on Applications and select Edit Menus,here for more.