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Clementine Music Player

Clementine Music Player has just reached the new stable 1.3 release. Official Linux binary adds support for Ubuntu 16.04.

After two years of development, Clementine 1.3 was finally released earlier today. It brings so many new features and a large number of bug-fixes.

Main feature in Clementine 1.3:

  • Vk.com support
  • Seafile support (server >= 4.4.1)
  • Add Ampache compatibility (through Subsonic service)
  • Add new analyzer “Rainbow Dash”
  • Answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything
  • Add “Psychedelic Colour” mode to all analyzers

Clementine Player 1.3

There are also some other features such as m4b support for non-drm files, HipHop and Kuduro equalizers, IDv3 tag lyrics support, lyrics from AZLyrics, bollywoodlyrics.com, hindilyrics.net, lololyrics.com, Musixmatch, Tekstowo.pl, and more and more.

See other improvements and bug fixes in the full changelog page.

How to Install Clementine 1.3 in Ubuntu:

Select download the official binary for your Ubuntu release (Check System Settings -> Details) from:

Clementine Download Page

You can also install Clementine 1.3 from its official PPA, which allows you to receive future Clementine updates along with other system updates via Software Updater utility.

1. Add PPA.

Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and paste below command and hit run to add PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine

Type in your password when it asks and hit Enter to continue.

clementine-ppa

2. Update package cache and install Clementine. You can use Synaptic Package Manager instead if installed.

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install clementine

Remote Control Clementine

Want to remotely control the desktop PC music playback via your phone? Clementine music player has a built-in feature allows to remotely control player using Android mobile over LAN (or WAN).

All you need to do is enable this feature in the desktop player and install the official app ‘Clementine Remote’ on your phone.

1. For Ubuntu 14.04 and earlier editions, you have to upgrade to the latest Clementine release by installing the package from the official link below:

Clementine Player Download Page

32-bit or 64-bit? Check it out at System Settings -> Details.

The downloaded package is .deb file, just double-click on it to open with Ubuntu Software Center and click install button to install the player.

Tip: Restart your computer if you were upgrading Clementine from a previous version.

2. Open the music player and go to menu “Tools -> Preferences”. Select Network Remote in the left pane, then do:

  • Enable remote control by ticking the box ‘Use a network remote control’
  • Depends on your need, leave the port default or change it.
  • Set LAN only or both LAN & WAN access
  • Set an authentication code, so that clients need to type the code to connect.
  • Tick ‘Allow downloads’ if you want to download songs from Clementine to Android.

Clementine Network Remote Settings

3. Now on your Android device, install the ‘Clementine Remote’ app from Google Play.

Once installed, start the app, type in the IP of the remote machine and click connect.

clementine-connect clementine-remote-playback-control

That’s it. Enjoy!

Clementine Music Player Ubuntu 14.04

Clementine, a modern music player and library organizer inspired by Amarok 1.4, has reached version 1.2.3 with a few bugfixes.

This simple tutorial will show you how to install this release in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr while the default repositories still have version 1.2.0.

Clementine-1.2

Changes since Clementine 1.2.0:

Version 1.2.3:

  • Fix compilation with GCC 4.9.
  • (Linux) Fix poor search performance with sqlite 3.8.
  • (Ubuntu) Fix dependency issues on Ubuntu 14.04.
  • (Windows) Upgrade to OpenSSL 1.0.1g to fix CVE-2014-0160.
  • Version 1.2.2:

  • (Android Remote) Add kittens support.
  • Rename SkyDrive to OneDrive.
  • Don’t include the user’s IP address in the log (from the network remote settings dialog).
  • (Debian) Fix a bug with HTTPS logins to all cloud storage providers.
  • (Mac OS X) Fix a bug in the workaround for a weird font issue on 10.9.
  • (Mac OS X) Fix rendering of source icons on retina displays.
  • (Android Remote) Don’t advertise songs that aren’t available.
  • (Android Remote) Fix playing songs with special characters in filenames.
  • Version 1.2.1:

  • Fix library download in the network remote.
  • Fix removing songs from playlist in the network remote.
  • Fix login failures with box.com.
  • (Mac OS X) Add a workaround for a weird font issue on 10.9.
  • (Linux) Fix a typo that would prevent the Spotify downloader button from ever being shown.
  • Install Clementine:

    You can add the Clementine PPA and receive updates by running the command below in a terminal window (Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open the terminal):

    sudo apt-add-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine

    So far, the PPA supports Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04.

    After added the PPA, install the player via the commands below or check for updates via System Updater:

    sudo apt-get update
    
    sudo apt-get install clementine

    Don’t like launcher PPA? Well, you can directly download & install the .DEB at github.com.

    Clementine Music Player Ubuntu 14.04

    This tutorial will show you how to install the latest Clementine music player and library organizer in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr.

    As you may know, Clementine is a multiplatform music player inspired by Amarok 1.4, focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing your music. Since version 1.2, you’re able to control Clementine remotely from an Android device and listen to your music stored in Box, Dropbox, Onedrive and Ubuntu One. Clementine 1.2.2 is the second update with following changes:

    • (Android Remote) Add kittens support.
    • Rename SkyDrive to OneDrive.
    • Don’t include the user’s IP address in the log (from the network remote settings dialog).
    • (Debian) Fix a bug with HTTPS logins to all cloud storage providers.
    • (Mac OS X) Fix a bug in the workaround for a weird font issue on 10.9.
    • (Mac OS X) Fix rendering of source icons on retina displays.
    • (Android Remote) Don’t advertise songs that aren’t available.
    • (Android Remote) Fix playing songs with special characters in filenames.

    Install:

    The official download page provides DEB packages for all supported Ubuntu releases, including Ubuntu 14.04. Just download the package for your Ubuntu and OS type, and install it via Gdebi (recommended, it’s available in Software Center) or Ubuntu Software Center.

    If you would like to keep the player update-to-date by regular system update, you may add the Clementine PPA (check out the PPA in launchpad page).

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

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine

    After that, you can install / upgrade the music player after checking for updates. For command line, run:

    sudo apt-get update
    
    sudo apt-get install clementine

    Clementine-1.2

    install Clementine ubuntu 13.10, 14.04

    Clementine, Amarok 1.4 inspired music player recently released v1.2.1 with important bug fixes. They are network remote issues, login failures with box.com, and Spotify downloader button not shown issue.

    The official changelog:

    • Fix library download in the network remote.
    • Fix removing songs from playlist in the network remote.
    • Fix login failures with box.com.
    • (Mac OS X) Add a workaround for a weird font issue on 10.9.
    • (Linux) Fix a typo that would prevent the Spotify downloader button from ever being shown.

    If you’re using Clementine 1.2, it’s strongly recommended to upgrade and here’s how:

    1. For Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 10.04 and their derivatives, such as Linux Mint 13/14/15, Pear OS 7/8, Elementary OS Luna:

    Press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal and then run commands below one by one to install it and receive updates from PPA:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
    
    sudo apt-get update
    
    sudo apt-get install clementine

    2. For Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.04 use the DEBs for Ubuntu 13.04 from the link below. Install them via:

    sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/clementine_1.2.1~raring_*.deb; sudo apt-get -f install

    3. Source code, and other systems’ installer are available in the official download page.

    clementine 1.2.1 in ubuntu 13.10

    clementine 1.2.1 in ubuntu 13.10