Installation Guide Media Players

Install latest Lollypop – GNOME Audio Player on Linux

Lollypop is free GNOME audio player developed in GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox Music Player. It provides support for mp3/4, ogg and flac, Genre/Cover browsing, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view.

If you are looking for the perfect music player application for your linux desktop, then I would recommend this app as a good choice.

Key Features

  • Walk through your collection by genres/artists and through albums artwork
  • Let’s you choose music using the party mode
  • Plays many audio formats like mp3, mp4, ogg and flac file formats
  • Sync your music with Android phones and any mtp devices
  • Search in your collection by artist, album and title using the improved search function
  • The queue is a source designed to temporarily store the next tracks you want to play
  • Comes with a native replay gain support
  • Automatic artwork downloader from, itunes and spotify using the cover art downloader
  • In addition, you can play music from the web using the web feature

lollypop gnome music player

The latest version available is Lollypop 0.9.224. Below are the key changes to this latest release

  • Allow user to manually rate songs/albums
  • Low quality image search fallback support when no Google API key available
  • Playback fixes
  • New fast scroll widget!
  • New loved album section
  • Original date tag support
  • FIX AN IMPORTANT MEMORY LEAK (on first collection scan)
  • Enhanced lyrics support
  • Enhanced search widget
  • Itunes search provider

Previous Release 0.9.223

  • Bypass gvfs-http
  • Better search provider
  • Now (opt) depends on the portal

How to Install Lollypop 0.9.223 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install lollypop

For Unity only, disable the overlay scrollbars:

gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal

Install Lollypop on OpenSUSE 13.2 and derivative systems:

sudo wget -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:gnumdk31.repo

sudo zypper refresh

sudo zypper install lollypop

Remove App from OpenSUSE:

sudo zypper remove lollypop

Install App on Fedora 22 and derivative systems:

sudo yum install dnf-plugin-copr

sudo dnf copr enable gnumdk/lollypop

sudo dnf install lollypop

Remove App from Fedora 22:

sudo yum remove lollypop

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