Installation Guide Media Players

How to install Clementine Music Player on Ubuntu, CentOS

Clementine is a multiplatform modern music player and library organizer for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. It is inspired by Amarok 1.4, while focusing on a fast and easy-to-use interface for searching and playing music.

Highlights of the Features

  • You can search and play your local music library
  • Listen to internet radio from Spotify, Grooveshark, SomaFM,Magnatune, Jamendo,, Digitally Imported,,Soundcloud, Icecast and Subsonic servers.
  • Ability to search as well as play songs uploaded to Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive
  • Create smart playlists and dynamic playlists
  • It comes with a tabbed playlists, import and export M3U, XSPF, PLS as well as ASX
  • There is support for CUE sheet
  • Play audio CDs
  • Visualisations from projectM
  • Lyrics and artist biographies and photos
  • Also it transcode music into MP3, Ogg Vorbis, Ogg Speex, FLAC as well as AAC
  • Edit tags on MP3 and OGG files, organise your music
  • Fetch missing tags from MusicBrainz while playing music
  • Discover and download Podcasts
  • Missing album cover art are downloaded from and Amazon
  • The following OSes are supported Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
  • Native desktop notifications on Linux (libnotify) and Mac OS X (Growl)
  • Remote control using an Android device, a Wii Remote, MPRIS or the command-line
  • You can copy music to your iPod, iPhone, MTP or mass-storage USB player
  • In addition, it comes with a Queue manager

See announcement for latest updates including releases and changelog

How to Install Clementine Music Player on Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install clementine

How to remove it from Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE

sudo apt-get remove clementine


How to install Clementine Music Player on CentOS, Fedora, RHEL

  • Install required dependencies
su -c "dnf install gcc-c++ taglib-devel gettext boost-devel \
    qt-devel cmake gstreamer1-devel gstreamer1-plugins-base-devel glew-devel \
    libgpod-devel qjson-devel libplist-devel \
    libusbmuxd-devel libmtp-devel protobuf-devel protobuf-compiler cryptopp-devel \
    libcdio-devel fftw-devel sparsehash-devel sqlite-devel \
    pulseaudio-libs-devel libchromaprint-devel cmake git"
  • Download and Compile Package
git clone
cd Clementine/bin
cmake ../
sudo make install


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