How to install Webamp on desktop on Ubuntu – Winamp Reimplementation

Webamp on desktop is a free and open source audio player for Windows, MacOS and Linux. It is a reimplementation of old Winamp 2.9 skin and based on HTML5 and JavaScript browser based Webamp. This new winamp on desktop looks and feels just like the original Winamp software. It comes with Full playback support and a working equalizer just like the old winamp. You can import and export your EQ settings in this webamp. It comes with skin support also. You can the skin by dragging .wsz skin onto the main window.


Install Webamp on desktop on Ubuntu:

You can install this Webamp on your Ubuntu via AppImage and deb file. If you prefer the web version then use the below link.

Webamp [Web Version – Edge, Firefox, Safari and Chrome]

Go to the Webamp on desktop download link and download the latest version in appimage file format.

Download Webamp on desktop

For the downloaded file is “webamp-desktop-0.3.0-x86_64.AppImage” and download location is Downloads folder. Based on your filename and location you can the below commands.

Open the terminal app (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run the below command to go to your download location.

cd Downloads

Then run this command.

sudo chmod +x ~ webamp-desktop-0.3.0-x86_64.AppImage

Then enter your ubuntu password.

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Or you can do the above step in GUI way by right clicking on the downloaded .AppImage file and select Properties. Then go to the Permissions tab and check the Allow executing files as program option.

After that run this command to start Webamp on desktop on your Ubuntu system.

sudo ./webamp-desktop-0.3.0-x86_64.AppImage

Accept the licence terms and click yes to integrate Webamp on desktop with to your ubuntu shortcut to launch next time easily.

Install Webamp on desktop via deb:

It is available as deb package file also. so you can install it on Ubuntu via this. Download Webamp on desktop in .deb file from the above download link.

Open your ubuntu terminal app (ctrl+Alt+T) and run. Downloads is my default download folder.

cd Downloads

Then run the below command.

sudo dpkg -i webamp-desktop_0.3.0_amd64.deb

Here “webamp-desktop_0.3.0_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name. you can change according to yours.

Then run.

sudo apt-get install -f
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