Qmmp Music Player 1.2.5 Released With Important Fixes

Last updated: December 21, 2018

Qmmp Qt-based multimedia player

Qmmp, Winamp look like music player, released version 1.2.5 last night with some bugs fixed. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.10.

Qmmp 1.2.5 release highlights:

  • added icon for ‘exit’ option in the tray icon menu;
  • fixed drag-and-drop issue under Qt 5.12 (1.2.5 only);
  • fixed issue with 8-bit audio in the ffmpeg plugin;
  • fixed latest mplayer output parsing;
  • fixed ‘--quit‘ command line option processing;
  • fixed issue with empty audio parameters.

How to Install Qmmp 1.2.5 in Ubuntu:

The PPA repository has made the new releases packages for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Ubuntu 18.04.

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

Input your password (no asterisks feedback while typing) and hit Enter to continue.

2. If a previous version exists, upgrade Qmmp using Software Updater:

Or run commands to install or upgrade Qmmp and its plugins:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

For qt4 version, use qmmp-qt4 and qmmp-plugin-pack-qt4 instead in the last command.


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-*


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