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Music Players


is the default music player in Volume normalization (using is a built-in option.


Amarok themes can be downloaded KDE Look and installed.

Download the (ending in .tar.bz2) to your directory (or chosen directory).

— Settings — — Install New Style

the downloaded file.

Play Internet Radio through

Shoutcast internet radio can be through Amarok 2.2 or later by the Shoutcast script:

Amarok Tools — Script — Get More Scripts Search: Shoutcast — — Restart Amarok Tools — Script — Shoutcast service ( ticked ) — Ok — — Shoutcast service

Note: Internet radio use many different ports. You adjust your firewall to the ports over which the will be sent.


is an Amarok plugin that recording of Internet Radio (works best with streams). Install:

Amarok Tools — Script — Get More Scripts Search: RecordStream —

Install the required streamripper

RecordStream / Streamripper will streams in two modes:

Record will save each streamed track to its native MP3 or AAC preserving the original song/track

Record livestream will continuously whatever is being until the Stop recording is chosen.

Of course, Streamripper can be as a standalone command-line program as For instructions, enter man streamripper on the line. The RecordStream script is not set up to all the variables available to Streamripper; for control it is better to run Streamripper as a program. See these tips .

Amarok output to Airport

Make sure your is not blocking ports 5353, and 6000.

To stream any audio to Airport Express, including Amarok, use the latest version of Audio .


QMMP is a fast Qt-based music similar to XMMS2. Audacious. and and can use the Classic WinAmp2 / XMMS Volume normalization (using is a built-in option. It supports plugins and is ideal for streaming Install:

You can switch between the Output Plugin and the ALSA Plugin under

QMMP — Settings Audio — Current plugin.

There are many to get .wsz skins (Classic that are compatible with Audacious, or XMMS2:

Winamp2 skins

XMMS Themes Gnome-look

1001 Skins

Audacious is a compact, fast music player that is a of XMMS. It resembles XMMS2 and and can use the Classic WinAmp2 / XMMS Volume normalization (using is a built-in option. It supports plugins and is ideal for streaming Install:

You can switch between the Output Plugin and the ALSA Plugin under

Audacious Preferences — Audio Current output plugin.


Juk is a fast music player a simple iTunes-like track ID3-tag editing capabilities, and interface. However, volume is not currently an option. It is part of the KDE project. Install:


is a Qt-based music player on Amarok, with available such as ID3 tags, music conversion, audio CD playing, and Install:

Banshee Music

Banshee is a Gstreamer, Mono and music player for Linux and Mac OS X. It multiple mp3 players (including the are plugins for podcasts, internet and more.

Exaile Music and Player

Exaile is a GTK-based player that supports formats, incorporates a Shoutcast a plugin for iPod, Last.FM tabbed playlists, and other Install:

Songbird Music

Songbird is an open source player from Mozilla an appearance meant to resemble It is in current development and does not yet full support for mp3 players as the iPod). It incorporates a Shoutcast radio interface. The current version can be downloaded from the

VLC Player

VLC works quite as an audio player. See this .

Multimedia Players

Most video multimedia players many video formats (as as audio), including the Flash .flv format.

VLC Multimedia

VLC is a cross-platform multimedia player supports many formats need for additional codecs. It can not receive video streams see here to convert it to mp4), but can act as a for video streams, as well. It is one of the players that can view and almost any DVD format, no matter copy protection is used. See tips for using VLC to backup/rip DVDs.

Troubleshooting tip: On some (such as the Acer Aspire the video is blank or VLC freezes trying to play a file or To solve this problem, X11 video output:

VLC — — Preferences — — Output: X11 video (XCB) — Save


There are many VLC plugins. You likely only need to a few of them, however, depending on hardware and input/output configuration:

Multimedia Player

Mplayer now Mplayer2) is a video player a wide range of formats (including RealMedia and Windows-codecs) and a variety of outputs.


There are frontends for MPlayer. See this list .

Kmplayer (sudo install knmplayer) — for KDE

(sudo apt-get install — for KDE

SMPlayer (sudo install smplayer) —

Mplayer-gui (sudo apt-get mplayer-gui) — GTK-based

a video stream to disc

You can a video stream to disc Mplayer:

If you don’t know the URL of the stream you wish to save, you can it from the webpage it is embedded in by the Firefox add-on UnPlug. Do not streams that are illegal to


Dragonplayer is the default KDE player included in Kubuntu. It not have as many options or as many formats as other players, but is integrated into the KDE

Kaffeine Video Player

is a video player for Kubuntu/KDE. It not play as many formats as video players. Install:

Multimedia Player

Xine UI is a player based, of course, on the platform. It can also play video from the Internet and most formats, including uncommon ones.

RealPlayer 11 Player

The Linux Realplayer is based on the open-source Helix Helix itself can be installed as a easily (read Helix ) and used instead of Realplayer. instructions are to install the proprietary of RealPlayer only.

Open a and cd to the directory you have downloaded .bin file. Then the following commands

When it asks for installation enter /usr/local/RealPlayer

For all other just choose default by enter.

If you have installed package you will need to the mplayer firefox plugin for player videos. Other all real player files open with mplayer. For please do this

Please to restart firefox and when you click on a real player choose the option open and use /usr/bin/realplay

Internet TV

Myth TV

See Ubuntu TV is essentially Myth TV.


Miro Player Democracy TV Player) is an open-source TV and video player that you to watch Internet TV and videos. other video players, it a structured guide that more than 2500 has built-in BitTorrent, and has features can automatically save videos, as from YouTube.

Sopcast TV

Sopcast is an interface to play P2P video streams through the VLC player. Install VLC first. is a Chinese program and most is hosted in China and may not be legal in area. Please consult regulations.

You can install a SopCast PPA using the following commands:

If you are Karmic or later:


Video-SopCast Player

Zattoo is a Internet TV player that you to watch terrestrial television various countries in Europe. See the Download page for further on installation. For screenshots and an alternate guide, see this UbuntuGeek .

Install dependencies first:

the latest .deb package Zattoo Download page.

the downloaded .deb package:


K — Application — — Zattoo Player you have to register for a free when the player starts.

TV (TV Viewer)

TVTime allows the of television and other digital (made available to the computer by a capture card ). A plugin for the remote control (remuco-tvtime) is available. Install:

ABC iView

is a program that works rtmpdump to record streams by ABC iView (Australia). Installation are at the PPA repository .

BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer replays and downloads of BBC programs to UK The BBC, however, has crippled its to prevent downloading and legal against iPlayer appear to be in (Flvstreamer may be required for rtmp recording). To install a Flash edition of iPlayer:

get_iplayer (BBC program

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get_iplayer allows BBC streams their iplayer service) for UK as well as Hulu streams for US to be recorded to mp4, wav, and mp3 (depending on content). See here for instructions. Install (may not for all users):

See the website for usage or:

Get a listing of what’s available and it in the home directory

Having some interesting programmes noted the numbers found in the column), download them:

For Streaming (with mplayer ) use one of commands .

iPlayer can be run in Wine these instructions .

Some will need to install for successful streaming.

Netflix in app

A (Windows-based) Netflix app (32-bit has been modified and bundled to in the Wine environment. It is available as a from a private (non-approved) here .

To run the app will require a operating system, which for a operating system usually installing ia32-libs at the minimum possibly ia32-libs-multiarch):

Then the Netflix-desktop:

The package installs the core fonts (ttf-mscorefonts-installer). this part of the installation a to accept the Microsoft EULA appear. Use the TAB key to maneuver to the Ok button and press Enter to accept. The should then continue to

The package creates a menu for the Netflix Destop, or the app can be started a terminal with the command:

The app starts in full screen You can exit out of the app completely by pressing or by using the pop-up X. You can also F11 to exit out of full screen

Additional installation tips are .

Netflix Android App

A Netflix app for the market is available here. It be installed in an Android environment but is not functional in the current Android

Internet Radio

Internet streams through different so check your firewall if you are not to play the streams.

Last FM

LastFM is a service for music recommendations and individual streams. It is included as an option in or can be installed separately:

Shoutcast is the and last free mp3 streaming Hundreds of radio streams can be through Amarok, Audacious, or multimedia player. Simply the .pls streams with favourite player (Audacious or recommended). Of course, Shoutcast can be played through Amarok .

Stream Directory Browser

lists streams available on the through a GTK-based interface. It Shoutcast and Live365 streams, others. Install:


is a standalone command-line utility to online audio streams from Shoutcast ). Also see tips. Install:

Fadecut is a script that allows the of certain elements of live (sudo apt-get install

KStreamRipper /KRadioRipper is a GUI front-end for KDE apt-get install kradioripper)

is also available within the player Amarok using the plug-in.


RadioTray is an app once started, docks in the Tray and allows easy from a list of online streams (listed by radio genre). Additional .pls and genres can be easily added to the list. Install:

Pithos client)

Pithos is a Gnome-based internet radio client.


Spotify is a music service that bases on user tastes and interests. the Spotify client .deb for your system (i386 for 32-bit systems or amd64 for 64-bit systems) and either the Qt or Gnome front-end from location then click on the two to automatically install them. For to install the 64-bit version the Qt front-end:

Alternatively, install the and install the packages from the

To use the keyserver, port 11371 in firewall must be unblocked then add the repository key manually the command-line terminal):

Add the repository (using the command-line terminal):

stable non-free to your manager through its settings

Install either the regular version or select the 32-bit version, either using package manager or manually a command-line terminal):

Install one of the GUI (Qt for Kubuntu or Gnome for Ubuntu), using your package or manually (using a command-line


Media Centers and PVR (Personal Recorder)

There are a number of Media Centers for Linux, of which include personal recorder functions. For a full of open-source media centers, see guide .

Plasma Media for KDE

Plasma Media Center a media center interface for the KDE useful for watching videos, to music, browsing photos, or YouTube. Install:

or add the ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports using Muon Package and install the plasma-mediacenter package Muon.

MythTV is a media with PVR (personal video for retrieving, recording, and playing and Internet TV and other multimedia It has many options and plugins for To be useful, you will need a TV tuner card. For setup see this guide. Install:

Mythbuntu is an integrated Ubuntu desktop optimised for MythTV In can be used instead of adding to a (K)Ubuntu desktop.

XBMC is a mature, open-source cross-platform center. It does not have a PVR nor as many functions as MythTV, but has a nice interface. Install:

is an XBMC-like open source to allow streaming video the Internet, including from and other sites. It is a fork of and is still in alpha development and stage. It is currently available for systems only, and recommended for A current version is anticipated (Note: Boxee does not run on Linux, despite their See these download instructions .

is a cross-platform media center uses the Gstreamer multimedia Commercial plugins are available Fluendo. It supports PVR and Music Install:

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