Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Atraci is an open-source, cross-platform, multimedia player that enables the users to easily play their favourite music, via YouTube.
Among others, the Atraci youtube client and media player allows the users to organize their music in playlists, perform quick searches by song, album, artist, etc and access a history of played songs. Due to the fact that the sustenance of the player comes from donations, it does not include any ads.
The latest version available is Atraci 0.6.5, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
- Added new settings page
- Added dark theme
- Added crash report
- Added “Find more songs like this” option
- Added donation button
- Added buffer loading
- Special characters on playlist name is now being filtered
- Fixed top 100 playlist crash
- Fixed reinstall on new versions
- Fixed key bindings bugs
- Fixed window resizing
In this article I will show you how to install Atraci 0.6.5 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Atraci 0.6.5 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Deepin, Pinguy OS, Linux Lite, Elementary OS, Peppermint and LXLE systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the atraci package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/atraci
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install atraci
Optional, to remove atraci, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove atraci