How To Install Qmmp On Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Elementary OS

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Qmmp is a popular open-source, cross-platform music player, similar to Winamp and written in Qt. The latest version available is Qmmp, which has been released a few days ago, bringing bugfixes to the previous version. For more information, see the official changelog.

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In this article I will show you how to install Qmmp on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Qmmp on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and Pear OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa, update the local repository index and install the qmmp and qmmp-plugin-pack packages. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qmmp
$ sudo apt-get install qmmp-plugin-pack

Optional: To remove qmmp and revert all the packages that were updated via the qmmp ppa, do:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:forkotov02/ppa

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