Hello Linux Geeksters. YaRock is an open-source audio player based on QT4 and Phonon multimedia framework and written on C++. It is multiplatform, works on Linux, Mac and Windows.
It has support for the most popular audio formats and playlists (m3u, pls and others) and online radio stations. It can be also used from the terminal, offering a light and fast usage. It does not have desktop environment dependencies, so it can be easily installed on your Linux box.
The latest version available is YaRock 1.0.1, which has been recently released, bringing bug-fixes only.
In this article I will show you how to install YaRock 1.0.1 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, 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, Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos.
For Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems, yarock is available via PPA, so installing it is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the yarock package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install yarock
Optional, to remove yarock, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove yarock
To install YaRock 1.0.1 on Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos systems, you need to update the repository index, install yaourt and install yarock, via the AUR repository:
$ sudo pacman -Sy yaourt
$ sudo yaourt yarock
Optional, to remove YaRock on Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos systems, do:
$ sudo yaourt -Rsn yarock