How To Install Qmmp 0.8.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Qmmp is a popular open-source, cross-platform multimedia player, similar to Winamp and written in Qt. The latest version available is Qmmp 0.8.1, which has been released yesterday, coming with a few changes:

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  • added rusxmms patch autodetection to the mpg123 plugin;
  • fixed selection behaviour when using keyboard in the qsui plugin;
  • fixed main window activation in the qsui plugin.

For more information, see the official changelog.

How To Install Qmmp 0.8.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivatives

In this article I will show you how to install Qmmp 0.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, LLinux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Qmmp 0.8.1 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE and Linux Lite systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, 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 qmmp-plugin-pack

Optional, to remove qmmp and qmmp-plugin-pack, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

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