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Nuvola Player 3

Linux cloud music player Nuvola Player 3 finally goes stable. Its official repository is ready for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04, and derivatives.

Nuvola Player 3 supports various services such as Google Play Music, 8tracks, Amazon Cloud Player, Bandcamp, Deezer, Jango, KEXP Live Stream, Logitech Media Server, Mixcloud, Plex Music, Spotify, TuneIn, Yandex Music.

Nuvola Player 3 supported services

The new release has been rewritten from scratch and contains plenty of improvements over Nuvola Player 2. It features:

  • built on top of WebKit2Gtk+ so it doesn’t need any hacks to support Flash plugin
  • run multiple services side-by-side, the software creates a desktop application shortcut when a particular service starts
  • official repositories for Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora.
  • GTK header bar, client-side-decorations in Gnome.
  • and more at the release page.

How to Install Nuvola Player 3 in Ubuntu:

Open terminal from Unity Dash, Application Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key. When it opens, run below command one by one.

1. Add the official repository.

Paste below command in terminal and hit run:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb wily stable" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/tiliado-nuvolaplayer.list'

Type in your password (no visual feedback so just type in mind) when it asks and hit enter.

Here you may replace wily in the code with:

  • wily — for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf
  • vivid — for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet
  • trusty — for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS Freya, etc.

2. Add GPG key to trust the repository packages.

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys 40554B8FA5FE6F6A

3. Finally install Nuvola Player 3 via either Synaptic Package Manager after clicking Refresh, or below commands one by one:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer3

For those who hate Linux commands, try the graphics installer available at this page.

Nuvola Player

Nuvola Player 3, a cloud music integration for your Linux desktop, now is at beta build and is recommended for general usage.

Nuvola Player is an open-source music player that integrates cloud music services like Google Music, Rdio, Spotify, Grooveshark, Jango, etc with your desktop.

Nuvola Player 3 has been rewritten from scratch and contains plenty of improvements over Nuvola Player 2. Now it provides an official Linux repository currently supports Ubuntu 14.04 (Linux Mint 17.1), Ubuntu 14.10, Fedora 20-21 and Debian Jessie and Sid.


Supported Music Services:

Nuvola Player 3 currently ships with five music streamimg services:

  • Deezer 2.2 – Jiří Janoušek
  • Google Play Music 5.0 – Jiří Janoušek
  • Grooveshark 4.0 – Jiří Janoušek
  • Jango 2.0 – Stefano Bagnatica
  • This is My Jam 2.0 – Jan Vlnas

Five more services are in preparation and will be added to the repository when finished:

  • Rdio (Aaron Cripps)
  • Bandcamp (Jiří Janoušek)
  • Spotify (Michael Nye)
  • KEXP Live Stream (Michael Nye)
  • Synology Audio Station (Daniel Schep).
  • 8tracks (Jiří Janoušek)

Nuvola Player 3 Music Services

How to Install Nuvola 3 in Ubuntu:

NOTE: Nuvola Player 3 won’t replace Nuvola Player 2 in you system. You can keep using Nuvola Player 2 until Nuvola Player 3 is stable enough for you.

1. Add Nuvola Player stable repository.

Open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run command to create and edit a repository file:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nuvola-player.list

When the file opens, paste below into it (For Ubuntu 14.10, replace trusty with utopic) and save the file:

deb trusty stable

add nuvola player repository

2. The official website does not mention the repository gpg key. But sudo apt-get update command outputs below error:

W: GPG error: trusty InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40554B8FA5FE6F6A

This can be easily fixed by running below command to receive the key:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 40554B8FA5FE6F6A

3. Finally search and install Nuvola player 3 via Synaptic Package Manager. Or run below two commands one by one in terminal:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer3

Done! For more, go to

Nuvola Player

Quick tutorial shows you how to install the latest release of Nuvola Cloud Music Player 2 the official way in Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivatives such as Linux Mint 17/17.1.

Nuvola Player is a free and open-source player that runs web interface of cloud music service in its own window and provides integration with a Linux desktop (system tray, Ubuntu sound menu, dock menu and notifications).

Currently available services in Nuvola Player 2.x are:

  • Amazon Cloud Player
  • Bandcamp
  • Deezer
  • 8tracks
  • Google Play Music
  • Grooveshark
  • Hype Machine
  • Logitech Media Server
  • Pandora
  • Rdio
  • This Is My Jam.

Nuvola Player select music services

The latest 2.5 version has been released recently which added new music services Jango, Spotify, Grooveshark Mobile (HTML5) support.

Nuvola Player Spotify

Install Nuvola Player in Ubuntu the official way:

1. Press Ctrl+Alt+T or search & open terminal from the Unity Dash.

Open Terminal

2. (64bit systems only – amd64 architecture) When the terminal opens, run the command to enable multiarch:

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386

3. Run command to add the Nuvola Player stable repository for Ubuntu. So for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivatives are supported.

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

Type in your user password when it asks and hit Enter to continue.

4. After that, you have to refresh the system package cache:

sudo apt-get update

5. For the flash plugin as well as dependencies, you have to install system updates:

sudo apt-get ugprade

Add Nuvola Player repository

6. Finally install the player via your package manager or just run the command:

sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer

Once installed, open the player from the Dash or Menu and enjoy!

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.

Cloud Music Player in Ubuntu

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.

Nuvola cloud music player

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.

Nuvola Cloud Music Player in Ubuntu

Nuvola cloud music player gets a new release days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint and other derivatives.

As you may know, Nuvola Player is a desktop app that integrates Google Music, Bandcamp, Deezer, Grooveshark, Hype Machine, 8tracks, Pandora, Rdio and Amazon Cloud Player. Version 2.3.1 was release on March 09, 2014 with following fixes:

  • Google Play settings are applied settings instantly.
  • Fixed occasional JavaScript crashes. (Closes: LP:1263705)
  • Google Play: Remove broken feature Hide Google+ buttons. The developer have given up fixing.
  • Google Play: fixed pause action (Closes: LP:1282346)
  • Imported translations.

Nuvola Player supported Cloud Music services

nuvola player ubuntu 13.10

Install Nuvola Player:

Ubuntu, Linux Mint and their derivatives can easily install this player from the developer’s PPA. Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below one by one:

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

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install nuvolaplayer

That’s it. Enjoy!