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.
Changes since Clementine 1.2.0:
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.
(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.
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.
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