Install Gnome Twitch (Twitch Client) in Ubuntu 15.04, 15.10

October 5, 2015 — Leave a comment

Gnome Twitch App

Gnome Twitch is an open-source and unofficial Twitch app for watching Twitch on your GNU/Linux desktop. Allow user to enjoy favorite streams without the hassle of flash or the web.

Gnome Twitch is new project created a few weeks ago. It’s based on GTK 3 and uses gstreamer 1.0 to handle audio and video playback.




gnome twitch in Elementary OS Freya

Gnome Twitch can be installed in Elementary OS Freya, but streams does not play in my case!

Install Gnome Twitch in Ubuntu:

Gnome Twitch is available in GetDeb repository for Ubuntu users. The current build is for Ubuntu 15.04, it also works on Ubuntu 15.10 (tested on beta 2).

1. Select download the .deb package from the link below

Download Gnome Twitch (amd64.deb for 64-bit, or i386.deb for 32-bit OS)

2. Click the package to open with Software Center and finally install the software.

3. If the audio/video playback does not work, install below packages one by one in Software Center:

  • gstreamer1.0-plugins-base
  • gstreamer1.0-plugins-good
  • gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad
  • gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly
  • gstreamer1.0-libav

Or just run below command in terminal to install them via apt-get:

sudo apt-get install gstreamer1.0-plugins-base gstreamer1.0-plugins-good gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad gstreamer1.0-plugins-ugly gstreamer1.0-libav

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