How To Install Miro 6 On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17 And Their Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Miro (previously known as Democracy Player or DTV) is an open-source audio/video player and Internet television software. Also, It had RSS news aggregator features, BitTorrent client features via the libtorrent library and integrates xine media player/GStreamer.

The latest version available is Miro 6, which comes with speed improvements and support for flash.

 how to install Miro 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Isis.

In this article I will show you how to install Miro 6 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04 and Elementary OS 0.3 Isis.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Miro 6 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the needed ppas to your system, update the local repository index and install the miro package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps
$ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install miro

Optional, to remove miro 6, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove miro

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