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I tried many podcatcher on Linux recently and it is a long journey:
gtkpod 0.99.14: just to synchronize iPod. Allow to copy playlist and so on. Old and rough but stable.gPodder 2.0 : podcatcher, manage OPML. This new version is my favorite !Floola 5.3.1 (proprietary) : hard to run, many dependencies. Buggy and cumbersome UI. No OPML. Good iPod integration.BashPodder : command line and minimal GUI. No OPML. simple shell script. Create one folder per day.SongBird 1.4 : Podcast doesn't seem to be on their roadmap. It is sad, because it would make a good web integration with show notes and forums.Exaile 0.2.14 : No OPML. Almost good, but I couldn't synchronize. Uses a hashkey as file name: unreadable. Python/GTK. (There is a new 0.3 version that is a complete rewrite. I still have to check the new version)PenguiTV 4.0 : buggy ; Closely tied to Gnome (Python/Glade). Does OPML. Create one folder per day.PodNova 2.4 : Outdated. a bit hard to run, many dependencies. Python/wxWidgets an…