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How to install Qmmp 1.1.9 – Winamp Like Music Player on Linux

Qmmp 1.1.9 recently released, is a audio media player that was written with the help of the Qt library hence making it an attractive app to have. Furthermore, Qmmp media player has a similar user interface like the popular windows winamp or xmms media player. Before we proceed on how to install Qmmp on Ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its features.

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Qmmp Features

  • XMMS and Winamp 2.x skins support
  • alternative user interface based on standard widgets set
  • 10-band equalizer
  • MP3, Vorbis, AAC, AAC+ streams support
  • MMS support (experimental)
  • MPRIS (1.0 as well as 2.0)
  • removable device detection (via HAL or UDisks)
  • video playback via Mplayer
  • lyrics (using
  • cover art
  • CUE sheet support
  • embedded CUE support (for FLAC as well as WavPack)
  • multiple playlists
  • automatic charset detection for cue files and ShoutCast metadata
  • playlist formats: m3u, pls, xspf
  • ReplayGain support
  • scrobbler
  • CDDB support
  • stream browser
  • audio formats conveter
  • external programs execution on track change
  • ReplayGain scanner

Qmmp 1.1.9 Changelog

  • using relative skin path for portable configuration;
  • improved WASAPI support;
  • Fixed
    • cursors support in the skinned user interface
    • freezing when using DirectSound output
    • issue with ‘jump to track’ dialog when single click activation is enabled
    • tray icon tooltip (1.1.9 only)
    • FLAC bitrate calculation
    • segmentation fault in the ffmpeg plugin
    • Russian translation
    • as well as documentation
  • updated French translation.

How to install Qmmp 1.1.9 on Ubuntu Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qmmp qmmp-plugin-pack

How to uninstall Qmmp from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove qmmp qmmp-plugin-* && sudo apt-get autoremove

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