How To Install QuodLibet 3.5.2 on Fedora And OpenSUSE

As you may know, QuodLibet is an open-source GTK+ music player that uses Mutagen tagging library, being able to deal with big libraries.

The latest version available is QuodLibet 3.5.2, which has been recently released, bringing a huge list of changes:

  • Polish translation update (Piotr Drąg)
  • ID3: don’t write albumartistsort twice
  • Use the stream song for –print-playing.
  • Fix background color of some context menus with the Ubuntu 12.04 theme
  • Fix adding new tags failing in some cases
  • Fix a crash with numerics in tag pattern conditionals
  • Fix tests with newer Perl (through intltool)

Installation instructions:

For both Fedora and OpenSUSE, the latest versions of QuadLibet are available via some third party repositories, so installing the software is not too difficult. Follow the instructions for your system exactly.

How to install QuodLibet on Fedora 22:

$ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/lazka0:/ql-stable/Fedora_22/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo
$ sudo dnf update
$ sudo dnf install quodlibet

Optional, to remove QuodLibet, do:

$ sudo dnf remove quodlibet

How to install QuodLibet on Fedora 21:

$ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/lazka0:/ql-stable/Fedora_21/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo
$ sudo yum update
$ sudo yum install quodlibet

Optional, to remove QuodLibet, do:

$ sudo yum remove quodlibet

How to install QuodLibet on OpenSUSE 13.2 systems:

$ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/lazka0:/ql-stable/openSUSE_13.2/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install quodlibet

Optional, to remove QuodLibet, do:

$ sudo zypper remove quodlibet

How to install QuodLibet on OpenSUSE 13.1 systems:

$ wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/lazka0:/ql-stable/openSUSE_13.1/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:lazka0:ql-stable.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install quodlibet

Optional, to remove QuodLibet, do:

$ sudo zypper remove quodlibet

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