How to install MellowPlayer on Ubuntu – Cloud Music Player

MellowPlayer is a free and open source Qt based Cloud Music Player for linux and Windows. Using this you can connect your cloud music and streaming services on your system easily. It supports Spotify, Deezer, Google Play Music, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, 8tracks, Tune in, Tidal, Youtube, Anghami, Pocket Casts, Hear this at, Jamendo, Radionomy, Wynk, ympd, Yandex Music, Pandora, plex, Amazon music, Apple music and many more. It support plugins, so you can add more features to this player via plugin. Some other features are Mpris2 support, Notifications support, themes support, shortcut keys and HiDPI scaling.

Install MellowPlayer Cloud Music Player on Ubuntu:

MellowPlayer Cloud Music Player is available as native deb, portable AppImage and Flatpak packages.

Install MellowPlayer via deb:

Download MellowPlayer for Ubuntu 20.04:

Download MellowPlayer for Ubuntu 19.10:

Download MellowPlayer for Ubuntu 18.04:

Download the latest mellowPlayer in .deb file format based on your Ubuntu OS version. For this tutorial i am using Ubuntu 20.04 and downloaded file name is “mellowplayer_3.6.2-1_amd64.deb” and my download location is Downloads folder. You can change below commands based on your file name and download path. Open your terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run all commands one by one . If needed enter your Ubuntu user password.

cd Downloads
sudo dpkg -i mellowplayer_3.6.2-1_amd64.deb
sudo apt install -f

Add MellowPlayer repository and install manually:

You can also install it via below method. In terminal run these commands. If needed enter your Ubuntu password and also confirm the repository addition.

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Ubuntu 20.04:

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_20.04/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:ColinDuquesnoy.list"
wget -nv https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_20.04/Release.key -O Release.key
sudo apt-key add - < Release.key
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mellowplayer

Ubuntu 19.10

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_19.10/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:ColinDuquesnoy.list"
wget -nv https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_19.10/Release.key -O Release.key
sudo apt-key add - < Release.key
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mellowplayer

Ubuntu 18.04

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_18.04/ /' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:ColinDuquesnoy.list"
wget -nv https://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:ColinDuquesnoy/xUbuntu_18.04/Release.key -O Release.key
sudo apt-key add - < Release.key
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install mellowplayer

Install MellowPlayer via AppImage:

Download MellowPlayer

Download the MellowPlayer in AppImage for the latest version from the above link. And save it to your Downloads folder. Run these commands one by one in terminal.

cd Downloads
sudo chmod +x ~ MellowPlayer-x86_64.AppImage
sudo ./MellowPlayer-x86_64.AppImage

or

./MellowPlayer-x86_64.AppImage

That’s all.

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