Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, UMPlayer is an open-source and multi-platform audio and video player written under Qt, having support for the most popular file formats, including: AAC, AC3, ASF, AVI, DIVX, FLV, H.263, Matroska, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, OGG, QT, RealMedia, VOB, Vorbis, WAV, WMA, WMV, XVID and many more.
Among other features, it supports different skins, has a built-in function for searching for subtitles, audio and subtitle sync, and many more. The latest version available (for Linux) is UMPlayer 0.9.5.
In this article I will show you how to install UMPlayer 0.95 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia and Linux Mint 13 Maya.
Because it is available via the GetDeb PPA, installing UMPlayer on Ubuntu and Linux Mint is easy. Just use the following instructions and everything should be OK:
Download and install the repository:
$ wget http://archive.getdeb.net/install_deb/getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i getdeb-repository_0.1-1~getdeb1_all.deb
Update the local repository index:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install umplayer