Cloud Music Player ‘Nuvola’ Now Supports Amazon Prime Music

Last updated: July 4, 2014

Nuvola Cloud Music Player in Ubuntu

Linux desktop music player Nuvola has reached v2.4.1 with support for Amazon Music Prime streaming.

Nuvola is a free and open-source music player that brings many cloud music services, such as Amazon, Bandcamp, Deezer, 8tracks, Goolge Play Music, Grooveshark, Hype Machine, Logitech Media Server, Pandora, Rdio, and This is my Jam.

Changes in Nuvola 2.4.1:

  • Disabled test suite failing under Fedora’s mock tool.
  • Added a work-around to get rid of ABOUT protocol source missing dialog.
  • Fixed a memory leak in Media Player Remote Interface and optimized metadata property.
  • Added support for Amazon Music Prime streaming.
  • Updated translations.

Install Nuvola 2.4.1 in Ubuntu:

This player is available in the developer’s PPA for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives.

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

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nuvola-player-builders/stable

After that, update and install the player as well as the flash support:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer nuvolaplayer-flashplugin

If you don’t like Ubuntu PPAs, directly grab the .deb packages from HERE.


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