How To Install Rhythmbox 3.2.1 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Rhythmbox is a music management application, created by the GNOME developers. Among others, it has support for creating playlists, features for CD playback and CD burning, iPod integration, and support for podcasts, internet radio and music sharing.

The latest version available is Rhythmbox 3.2.1, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • core dump when using shuffle and playing track changes
  • Rhythmbox plugins fail to connect to signal handlers with libpeas 1.14.0

In this article I will show you how to install Rhythmbox 3.2.1 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 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Rhythmbox 3.2.1 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 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 rhythmbox package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fossfreedom/rhythmbox
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install rhythmbox

Optional, to remove rhythmbox, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove rhythmbox

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