How to Install Amarok On Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

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As you already know, Amarok is the default music player that comes with KDE desktop environment. But how about installing it on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, with GNOME.

Yes, it is possible. And because Amarok is available in the Universe, one of the default repositories, just make sure you have an up to date system:

$ sudo apt-get update

And install Amarok:

$ sudo apt-get install amarok

If this does not work, install it from the kubuntu backports repo:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install amarok

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