How to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will learn How to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04. Amarok is an open source best Linux music player that uses music files and audio files. The Amarok Music Player was initially developed by Mark Kretchman using the C ++ programming language and released under the GNU GPLV2 license. The Amarok Music player is a leading cross-platform application that comes with major operating systems such as Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.

How to to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

How to to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Follow the below steps to install Amarok music player in Ubuntu 18.04:

Before starting the installation of Amarok Music Player, update the package and repository of Ubuntu 18.04 using the command given below.

mangesh@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for mangesh:
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [88.7 kB]
Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main i386 Packages [271 kB]
Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease

Now after updating packages and repositories, we are ready to install the Amarok Music Player package. To do so we do not have to install any third PPA repository because this is the default repository of Ubuntu 18.04. So refer to the following command for this.

mangesh@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install amarok
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
After this operation, 690 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libmng2 amd64 2.0.2-0ubuntu3 [169 kB]
Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 qtcore4-l10n all 4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1 [617 kB]
Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libqtcore4 amd64 4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1 [1,552 kB]
Get:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libqjson0 amd64 0.8.1-3 [63.7 kB]
Get:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libdouble-conversion1 amd64 2.0.1-4ubuntu1 [33.0 kB]

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As you can see above we have successfully installed the Amarok Music Player package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

mangesh@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l amarok
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name Version Architecture Description
+++-===================================-======================-======================-============================================================================
ii amarok 2:2.9.0-0ubuntu2 amd64 easy to use media player based on the KDE Platform

Now to open the application just type the command amarok on shell prompt. Refer to the command below.

mangesh@ubuntu:~$ amarok
How to to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Amarok Music Player

You can open the Amarok Music Player graphically using search your computer box. Refer to the snapshot below.

How to to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04

Amarok Music Player

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How To Uninstall Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04?

For any reason, if you don’t like Amarok Music Player and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following commands.

mangesh@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get remove amarok
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
plasma-scriptengine-javascript qdbus qt-at-spi qtchooser qtcore4-l10n sgml-base sgml-data sonnet-plugins xml-core
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
amarok amarok-utils
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 540 not upgraded.
After this operation, 41.2 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 164158 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing amarok (2:2.9.0-0ubuntu2) ...
Removing amarok-utils (2:2.9.0-0ubuntu2) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info (1.9-2) ...
Unknown media type in type 'all/all'
Unknown media type in type 'all/allfiles'
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1) ...

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That’s all, In this article, we have explained the How to install Amarok Music Player in Ubuntu 18.04- The Best Music Player App For Linux. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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