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 0.8.3, which has been released yesterday, coming with the below changes:
- Reduced time of the ‘Randomize List’ and “Remove Duplicates” operations
- Fixed ffmpeg 2.5 support
- Fixed 24/32 bit modes in the equalizer
- Fixed skin parsing
- Fixed autoplay when playlist was opened from command line
- updated Portuguese translation
- updated Czech translation
In this article I will show you how to install Qmmp 0.8.3 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Qmmp 0.8.3 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