Install Nuvola Cloud Music Player on Ubuntu, Linux Mint via PPA

July 11, 2013 — Leave a comment

This tutorial shows how to install the Nuvola Cloud Music Player on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 and Linux Mint 15, 14, 13 via PPA repository.

Nuvola Player is a free and open-source cloud music integration for your Linux desktop, it runs a web interface of cloud music services in its own window. Currently supported services are Google Music, Grooveshark, Hype Machine and 8tracks, Amazon Cloud Player, Pandora, and Rdio.


To install this player on Ubuntu and Linux Mint, press Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, then follow the below steps:

1.) Copy and paste this command and run in terminal to add the ppa to your system:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nuvola-player-builders/stable

2.) I you’ve already installed Synaptic Package Manager, open it and click Reload to update package lists. Search for and install the nuvolaplayer package:


If not, run below command instead:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer


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