How To Install QMPlay2 14.12.01 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, QMPlay2 is a cross-platform open-source media player, written in Qt, working on both Linux and Windows, having support for the most popular audio formats, including: OGG Vorbis, MP3, AAC, MODs, AudioCD, AIFF, WAV and FLAC.

The latest version available is QMPlay2 14.12.01, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • Subtitle loading fonts from the directory that contains the subtitle ASS / SSA,
  • Added the “User-Agent” for HTTP (ProstoPleer works again)
  • Minor bug fixes.

how to install QMPlay2 14.12.01 on 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, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five

In this article I will show you how to install QMPlay2 14.12.01 on 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, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing QMPlay2 14.12.01 on the listed Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the qmplay2 package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qmplay2

For Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, also a QMPlay2 14.12.01 client developed in Qt5 has been released and can be installed via the same PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qmplay2qt5

Optional, to remove qmplay2, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qmplay2*

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