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Glurp is a simple GTK+-2.x based graphical client for the Music Player Daemon. It has not been updated since 2014.. It's over, Glurp is dead.

In bullet summary

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  • Glurp had the basic features you can expect from very basic bare-bones MPD client, but it did not have anything "extra" beyond the bare essential feature-set.
  • It wasn't very user-friendly.
  • It allowed you to control a MPD, and that's about it.
  • It has not been updated since 2014. It appears to be dead and unmaintained.

Music Player Daemon is a daemon which runs in the background and plays music. It can be controlled by a variety of "client" software. These are the best front-ends ordered by how good they are:

Video players: SMPlayer | mpv | VLC | GNOME Videos

discontinued: Xine | GMPlayer | MPlayer

Stand-alone Audio players:

Filesystem-oriented: Audacious
Database-oriented: Elisa | Strawberry | Exaile | GNOME Music
Bankrupt and finished: Clementine | Amarok

Music Player Daemon audio player clients:

GUI: Cantata | GMPC | Xfmpc (Xfce)
ncurses: ncmpc - Command-line: mpc
Dead and berried: Sonata | KMP | Glurp