How to Install Xnoise Media Player in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

January 4, 2014 — 1 Comment

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Xnoise, a GTK media player with intuitive user interface and great speed now is available for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty in its PPA.

Xnoise allows listening to music and playing video in a very intuitive way: You can easily search the library and drag each artist, album or title to the tracklist (to any position in any order).

Xnoise has a whole lot of features. Among these are:

  • Simple GUI without clutter
  • Fast(!) searchable media library
  • Album Art view for a convenient view on album cover images
  • Music and Video support
  • Equalizer with sound presets
  • Automatic media folder monitoring
  • Integrated ID3/Xiph/Wma/Ape/… tag editing
  • Automatic album art fetching
  • Android device and other media player support
  • ‘Now playing’ pane
  • State restore
  • Can play virtually all media via GStreamer
  • Media key support
  • Lightweight and speedy!
  • Optional Ubuntu unity integration (Quicklists, HUD, ..)
  • Plugins for MPRIS, Magnatune, LastFm (album art and scrobbling), Lyrics fetching, Notifications, Ubuntu Soundmenu, …
  • Available for a lot of different languages
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    Xnoise Music Player in Ubuntu

    Xnoise Music Player in Ubuntu

    Xnoise Music Player in Ubuntu

    Install Xnoise:

    Add the PPA to get the latest version of Xnoise. To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it open run command to add the PPA:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shkn/xnoise

    After that, install the media player after checking for updates:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install xnoise

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    One response to How to Install Xnoise Media Player in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

    1. Hi, I am getting “Unable to locate package xnoise” error.

      The repository loaded with no error. apt-get update ran with no error.

      Has the package been removed?

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