How to install Strawberry Music Player on Ubuntu

Strawberry Music Player is a free and open source audio player for Linux and Windows. You can also use this as a music organizer. It supports Audio CD WavPack, DSF, DSDIFF, WAV, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, Speex, MPC, MP4, MP3, ASF and Monkey’s Audio, TrueAudio and AIFF file format. You can stream your music from Tidal, Qobuz and Subsonic. Using this you can edit your music tags. It comes with build-in audio analyzer and equalizer. Some other features are multiple playlists formats, you can fetch tags and album cover from MusicBrainz,, Discogs, Deezer and Tidal. It also comes with lyrics support from AudD, ChartLyrics, lyrics ovh and lololyrics com. It is written in C++ and based on Qt and Clementine.

Install Strawberry Music Player on Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu Strawberry Music Player available as deb package file and portable AppImage. Go to the Strawberry Music Player download page and download the .deb package file based on your Ubuntu version.

Download Strawberry Music Player

For me its “strawberry_0.6.8_eoan_amd64.deb” and my default download location is Downloads folder. You can change the below commands based on your file and location.

Navigate to your downloads folder by running below command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) app.

cd Downloads

Then run the below command. And if needed type your Ubuntu password.

sudo dpkg -i strawberry_0.6.8_eoan_amd64.deb

Then run the below command. During the installation when it ask about confirmation type y and hit enter to confirm the installation.

sudo apt-get install -f

That’s all you can start it by running below command in terminal.


Or you can run it by clicking the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type strawberry in the search box and click strawberry to open it.

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Install Strawberry Music Player via AppImage:

Another way to install and run the Strawberry Music Player is via portable AppImage format file . Download the Strawberry AppImage file from the above download link. Here the downloaded file name is “Strawberry-0.6.8.AppImage” and location is Downloads folder. change these details according to yours. Then move to the downloads folder.

cd Downloads

Then run the below command.

sudo chmod +x ~ Strawberry-0.6.8.AppImage

Enter your ubuntu password if needed. Then run this command to start Strawberry Music Player on Ubuntu.

sudo ./Strawberry-0.6.8.AppImage
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