Inspired by my friend Tiago, I installed the classic Winamp skin in my MP3 player of choice, Audacious. I had forgotten how useable it is — better contrast and easier targets to click than all of the other skins shipped by default with Audacious.
A port of the Winamp skin is available at Gnome-Look.
For your copy’n'pasting pleasure, here’s how to dowload, unpack and install it from the command line:
wget http://gnome-look.org/CONTENT/content-files/64790-Winamp.tar.gz tar zxvpf 64790-Winamp.tar.gz mkdir -p ~/.local/share/audacious/Skins mv Winamp ~/.local/share/audacious/Skins
For Audacious 2.x: In Audacious, choose View → Interface → Winamp Classic Interface. Open Preferences (Ctrl+P) and go to the Skinned Interface pane.
For Audacious 3.x: In Audacious, choose File → Settings… → “Appearance” tab. In “Interface Settings” choose “Winamp Classic Interface”.
There should be a “Winamp” entry in the list of skins now. Pick it and enjoy this true classic.
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