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Qmmp, a Qt-based music player with winamp or xmms like interface, reached the new major 1.2.0 (and 0.11.0 for Qt4) release with many new features, improvements, and some bug-fixes.

Changes in Qmmp 1.2.0 (0.11.0) include:

  • added archive reader plugin (requires TagLib >= 1.11), file writer plugin, and icecast output plugin
  • added feature to disable notifications when another application is in the full screen mode
  • added cover tab to the track details dialog
  • added ‘--volume-status‘ and ‘--mute-status‘ command-line option
  • added feature to change user interface from command line
  • added parent directory name to the title formatting fields
  • added cache to the lyrics plugin
  • added feature to clear window title when playback is finished
  • added ‘Raise’ method implementation to the mpris plugin
  • added mount point list to the file dialog (1.2.0 only)
  • improved plugin API, cover cache, visualization support
  • improved aac plugin, sndfile plugin, mpeg,plugin, qsui plugin, audio format determination in the ffmpeg plugin
  • improved m3u, pls and xspf support
  • improved DirectSound and WASAPI support
  • added lame header and gapless support
  • improved file type determination
  • added quick search to the playlist and the file system browser
  • added feature to change toolbar icon size
  • added record button
  • added cover image alignment
  • reduced memory usage
  • improved settings
  • fixed memory leaks
  • fixed FVWM support (0.11.0 only)
  • translation updates

Qmmp 1.10.0

How to Install Qmmp 1.2.0 (0.11.0) in Ubuntu:

Qmmp has an PPA repository that offers the latest packages for Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and their derivatives.

1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T or from app launcher, and then run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

2. Then update and install Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

The commands install Qmmp 1.2.0 (Qt5 version) in Ubuntu 16.04 & higher, and Qmmp 0.11.0 (Qt4 version) in Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 12.04.

For Ubuntu 16.04 and higher users who want to install Qmmp 0.11.0 (Qt4 version), run following commands instead:

sudo apt-get update 

sudo apt-get install qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

Uninstall:

You can manage the PPA repository via Software & Updates utility, under Other Software tab.

To remove Qmmp music player, either use your system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove qmmp qmmp-qt4 qmmp-plugin-pack qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4

Yarock, a Qt music player designed to provide a clean music collection based on album cover art, reached 1.2.0 release a few hours ago.

It has been one year since the last update of Yarock music player. And Yarock 1.2.0 features:

  • Configurable custom cover art size
  • Redesign player tool bar with expanded tool bar mode
  • Replace Echonest with Spotify web service for artist image.
  • Add option to prevent downloading artist image from internet.
  • Change & fix many lyrics provider services
  • Changes: Many minors ui changes and improvments

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How to install yarock 1.2.0 in Ubuntu:

There are a few third-party PPAs contain yarock packages for Ubuntu. At the moment, you can install the 1.2.0 release via this PPA in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and derivatives.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T or by searching for “terminal” from app launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter.

2. Then install the player either via Synaptic Package Manager (after clicking refresh), or by running commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install yarock

Once installed, launch the music player from your application launcher and enjoy!

How to Remove:

To remove the software, use Synaptic Package Manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove yarock

And remove the PPA by launching Software & Updates utility and navigating to Other Software tab.