Although there are all sorts of Linux distro that can be performed with relatively little memory in the computer, still there are cases where the command line will be very useful to save resources. One of the things we usually do is listen to music while working, although rather than from a program like VLC, Rhythmbox, Audacious, Exaile, Bnshee, Amarok, Clementine or any other music player can do it from the same console with MOC.
MOC has a structure similar to file manager Midnight Commander, where you can browse through your hard drive in a panel, and playlist on the other. It can support ALSA, OSS and JACK and can play formats like MP3, Ogg, Vorbis, FLAC, Musepack, Speex, WAVE, AIFF, AU and other not so well known. Continue reading “MOC: A music player for Linux from the command line”