> Linux is good for high fidelity easy listening.
> I took a little trip away from home with my laptop, an older Dell
> C600, 0.85 GHz Intel Latitude, I stopped by a local department
> store and for $25 US + $2 local tax, purchased an Altec Lansing
> BAX1121 stereo sound system with 4" woofer. Picked a free MP3
> jazz tune download site like
> (Airmen of Note is a premium US military band jazz combo.)
> Voila! Using Totem Movie Player 2.20.20 in Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy
> Gibbon, I had room filling high fidelity volume. Having played
> professionally, I could really appreciate the impressive quality
> sound. Dell did a good job on this laptop with the sound chip.
> No gaps, great filling, good taste, less calories .... :-)
> Meanwhile listening, also spent at leisure browsing the 'net,
> downloading, updating software without having to reboot. (Linux
> only requires a reboot if OS image is modified.)
> Thank you again Linux for a job well done.