8 April 2015

YaRock... How to install on Ubuntu based systems -:-:- ( UPDATED October 24, 2015 )

Today, we are showing how to install,
one of the best OpenSource music players available...


...:::   Updated on October 22, 2015   :::...

YaRock, it's a music player with a modern, and clean design. This music player, also work's with on-line radios like, TuneIn, Shoutcast and Dirble.

Today, we are showing how to install on Ubuntu based systems, since it's not included by default in Ubuntu's repos, and this is the easiest way (in only three steps), to install on your system:

How to install on Ubuntu based systems?
Like: Ubuntu, Kubuntu, ubuntu-Gnome, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, elemntaryOS, LinuxLite, etc...
( On October 24, 2015  "1.1.4"  is the latest version available )

  • 1st Step -  Adding Repository   ( copy and paste the follow command lines, one by one into the terminal
    • sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
  • 2nd Step - Update System
    • sudo apt-get update
  • 3rd Step - Installing Yarock
    • sudo apt-get install yarock

If for any reason, you aren't satisfied with this application, you can always remove it. 
Just copy and paste the follow command line, into the terminal.
For this operation, you need to have " PPA-PURGE " pre-installed on your system. You can easily install by this command line: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

  • To remove the Yarock
    • sudo apt-get purge yarock
  • To remove the PPA
    • sudo ppa-purge ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

And, that's it!
Select your track, and enjoy your music...

We created a short video tutorial showing how to install Yarock.
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It's Qt4 Modern Music Player, designed to provide an easy and pretty music collection browser, based on cover art.

YaRock Info's
  • Developer
    • Sebastien Amardeilh
      • sebastien.amardeilh+yarock@gmail.com
  • Written in
    • C++ / QT
  • Latest version (October 24, 2015)
    • 1.1.4
  • Platform 
    • Linux
  • License
    • GPLv3

If you install this application, install at your own risk. We disclaim any responsibility inherent to the same.

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