How to install Qmmp 0.7.3 via PPA in Ubuntu 13.04/12.04/12.10

October 3, 2013 — Leave a comment

qmmp music player

The Winamp like music player Qmmp has released version 0.7.3 with bug fixes and improvements. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and their derivatives such as Linux Mint and Elementary OS via PPA.

What’s new in Qmmp 0.7.3:

  • added window size and position saving to the projectm plugin
  • disabled unsupported settings in the statusicon plugin under Windows
  • fixed warnings about invalid parent thread
  • fixed race condition
  • fixed ReplayGain support in the flac plugin
  • fixed parsing of the track/disc number with separator
  • fixed tooltip in the status icon plugin under Windows
  • fixed ‘show tooltip’ option in the status icon plugin
  • removed unused variables

Install Qmmp via PPA:

Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

Then update package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install the player as well as the plugin pack.

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

That’s it. Enjoy!

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