Install Qmplay2 Video Player via PPA in Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.04

Last updated: September 23, 2013

Qmplay2 is a Qt-based Media Video Player for Ubuntu Linux and Windows. It plays all formats and stream supported by ffmpeg and libmodplug (including J2B). It has integrated Youtube browser.

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to install Qmplay2 in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Linux Mint and Elementary OS via the PPA repository


To get started, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:samrog131/ppa

Update the package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Install the player:

sudo apt-get install qmplay2

That’s it. Enjoy!


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