Cider is a free and open source unofficial apple music desktop client for Windows, Linux and macOS. You need active apple music subscription to use this client. It comes with Discord & Last.fm integration, audio spatialization, equalizers and remote controllable via app, custom themes, fancy window effects, MPRIS support , full screen mode and more.
Install Cider on Ubuntu Linux
You can install Cider via flatpak, native deb and portable AppImage. Download Cider in .AppImage file format from the above download link and save it in your Downloads folder. Now in terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) run below command one by one. Here “Cider-1.5.6-beta.44.AppImage” is the downloaded file name. You can change below command based on your file name and download path.
sudo chmod +x ~ Cider-1.5.6-beta.44.AppImage
Install Cider via DEB:
Download Cider in .deb package file and save it on your Downloads folder. In terminal run below command to install it. Change below command based on your downloaded cider file name.
sudo apt install ./Downloads/cider_1.5.6-beta.44_amd64.deb
Install Cider via Flatpak:
Install flatpak and flathub on your system first and restart your system after the installation.
After that in your terminal app run below Cider flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub sh.cider.Cider
You can open Cider using this command.
flatpak run sh.cider.Cider
And uninstall Cider using
sudo flatpak uninstall sh.cider.Cider