HOW TO INSTALL AMAROK MUSIC PLAYER IN UBUNTU 16.04 – A BEST LINUX MUSIC PLAYER
In this article we are going to learn How to to install Amarok music player in Ubuntu 16.04. Amarok is a open source best Linux music player used to play music files & audio files. Amarok music player was initially developed by Mark Kretschmann using C++ programming language and released under GNU GPLv2 license. It’s an nice light weight application comes with various features mentioned below :
- Amarok music player is a cross platform application comes for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
- You can categorize songs by creating different playlists or create a playlist of your favorite songs.
- Supports almost all audio file formats like MP3, WAV, OGG…etc..
- You can get more features by installing available official plugins.
- Capable to show you the artist information’s (eg : Singer, Music Director, Album Name..etc..) of the song by taking it directly from internet.
- Change Meta information like singer name, album name and many more.
Follow the below steps to install Amarok music player in Ubuntu 16.04 – A best Linux music player
Before start the installation of Amarok music player let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
After update the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the Amarok music player package. To do so we don’t have to install any 3rd PPA repository as it’s a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install amarok # Install Amarok best Linux music player Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: amarok-common amarok-utils breeze-icon-theme docbook-xml docbook-xsl fonts-dejavu fonts-dejavu-extra icoutils kactivities kate-data katepart kde-runtime kde-runtime-data kde-style-breeze kde-style-breeze-qt4 kdelibs-bin kdelibs5-data kdelibs5-plugins kdemultimedia-kio-plugins kdoctools kio-audiocd kpackagelauncherqml . . 0 upgraded, 182 newly installed, 0 to remove and 273 not upgraded. Need to get 109 MB of archives. After this operation, 425 MB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Amarok music player package. To confirm the same refer the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l amarok # Confirm the installed Package [sudo] password for elinuxbook: Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii amarok 2:2.8.0-0ubuntu9 amd64 easy to use media player based on the KDE Platform
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Now to open the application just type the command amarok on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ amarok # Open the Amarok best linux music player application
Amarok music player application version :
You can also open the Amarok best Linux music player application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
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