How to Install The Latest Kodi 19.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 21.04, 20.04

This simple tutorial shows how to install the latest version of Kodi media center in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, and their based systems, e.g., Linux Mint 20, Elementary OS 6 and Zorin OS 16. Kodi, formerly XBMC, is now at version 19.2 “Matrix”. It fixed some possible crashes caused by missing timer type,… Continue reading How to Install The Latest Kodi 19.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 21.04, 20.04

SMPlayer 21.8.0 Adds macOS Support, Linux Appimage, Flatpak, & Snap

SMPlayer media player released version 21.8.0 with official dmg package for macOS, and more binary packages for Linux users. SMPlayer is a free open-source video player for Windows and Linux. By releasing v21.8.0, it finally adds macOS support officially. It uses MPV and/or MPlayer multimedia engine, so it can play virtually all video and audio… Continue reading SMPlayer 21.8.0 Adds macOS Support, Linux Appimage, Flatpak, & Snap

Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

Parole, a modern simple media player for XFCE, has reached the 0.9.2 release. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04 via PPA. Parole 0.9.2 requires GTK >= 3.20. Ubuntu 16.04 won’t be able to update to this release with the default GTK+3 libraries. Parole 0.9.2 features: Update homepage to docs.xfce.org Switch Xfce… Continue reading Install Parole Media Player 0.9.2 via PPA in Ubuntu 17.04

How to Install the Latest MPV Media Player in Ubuntu 16.04

MPV is a free and open-source media player forked from MPlayer2. It was started to modernize MPlayer by adding modern features, and removing unmaintainable code and dropping support for very old systems. MPV uses FFmpeg or Libav for decoding, it can be used as a library in other applications (e.g., SMPlayer, and Gnome MPV). Notable… Continue reading How to Install the Latest MPV Media Player in Ubuntu 16.04

How to Install QMplay2 Qt Media Player via PPA in Ubuntu Linux

QMplay2, a qt-based media player and downloader just got a new update. As you may know, QMplay2 plays all formats and stream supported by ffmpeg and libmodplug (including J2B). Also it has an integrated Youtube browser. According to the changlog, the new release fixed ALSA issue, improved the code and playback settings, added the possibility… Continue reading How to Install QMplay2 Qt Media Player via PPA in Ubuntu Linux