How To Install Bomi 0.9.5 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Bomi (ex. CMPlayer) is a graphical user interface for the command-line MPV media player. Among others, it has an intuitive, user friendly interface, unlimited playback history, automatic playlist generation and restoration, support for hardware accelerated GPU decoding and support for dvd playback and image slide show.

The latest version available is Bomi 0.9.5,  which has been released a while ago, coming with the below huge list of changes:

  • Fix: restoring window size didn’t work
  • Fix: potential infinite loop for empty input data of audio
  • New: support millisecond precision for timeout to hide cursor
  • New: make windows size menus configurable
  • New: configure options –disable-vaapi, –disable-vdpau
  • New: improve audio volume normalizer
  • New: support some non-standard m3u playlist
  • New: restore previous window size for initial fullscreen state
  • New: selections for methods to disable screensaver
  • New: split overriding choices for ASS style into text style/position/scale
  • Mod: drop mpg123 decoder
  • Mod: drop ICU dependency
  • Fix: Ok/Apply button wasn’t enabled when channel manipulation changed into default
  • Fix: some controls in ‘Mouse cursor’ group was always disabled
  • Fix: reduce file size of pref.json
  • Fix: don’t hide floating controls while mouse hovering
  • Fix: tempo scaler was always turned on
  • Fix: media name in extended m3u wasn’t displayed
  • Fix: wrong track name display in on-screen message
  • Fix: display track number when track title and language are unavailable
  • Fix: subtitle downloader always indicated 50% after downloading is done
  • Fix: remove duplicated encodings
  • Fix: determine playlist from URL by mime type
  • Fix: volume slider of GaN skin didn’t show the volume level
  • Fix: ‘Select Next’ for sub track didn’t work properly
  • Fix: wrong video coordinate on toggling ‘Window > Remove Frame’
  • Fix: remove margin around internal subtitle
  • Fix: ensure internal widget fit to window on initialization
  • Fix: save snapshot in separated thread to prevent interface frozen
  • Fix: snapshot without subtitle didn’t work
  • Fix: set LC_MESSAGES=C instead of LANG to test qmake/lrelease version

 how to install Bomi 0.9.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2

In this article I will show you how to install Bomi 0.9.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Bomi 0.9.5 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is remove previous versions of cmplayer, add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the bomi package. Like this:

$ sudo apt-get remove cmplayer
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:darklin20/bomi
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install bomi

Optional, to remove bomi, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove bomi

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