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How to install Lollypop 0.9.244 – GNOME Audio Player on Linux

Lollypop is an open-source GNOME audio player built with GTK+3, and was created as an alternative to Rhythmbox Music Player. Lollypop supports mp3/4, ogg as well as flac, Genre/Artist/Cover browsing, Search, Genre/Cover browsing, Queue, Party mode, Replay gain, Cover art downloader, Context artist view. Before we proceed on how to install lollypop on ubuntu, lets take a quick look at its features.

install Lollypop

Lollypop Features

  • Allows you to choose music using the party mode
  • Sync your music with Android phones and any mtp devices
  • Supports various audio formats like mp3, mp4, ogg and flac file formats
  • You can play music from the web using the web feature
  • Search in your collection by artist, album and title using the improved search function
  • Walks you through your collection by genres/artists and through albums artwork
  • The queue is a source designed to temporarily store the next tracks you want to play
  • Supports a native replay gain
  • Automatic artwork downloader from, itunes and spotify using the cover art downloader
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Lollypop Changelog

The latest version available is Lollypop 0.9.244. Below are the key changes since v0.9.240

  • Fix packages build
  • Meson build
  • The GTK require issue fixed
  • Fix a crash when portal is missing
  • Addressed an important issue with Spotify API
  • Fixed an issue with progressbar position on state restoration

How to install Lollypop on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install lollypop

On unity desktop, disable the overlay scrollbars

gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal

Install Lollypop on OpenSUSE and derivative systems:

sudo wget -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:gnumdk31.repo
sudo zypper refresh && sudo zypper install lollypop

Uninstall Lollypop from OpenSUSE:

sudo zypper remove lollypop

Install App on Fedora 22 and derivative systems:

sudo yum install dnf-plugin-copr
sudo dnf copr enable gnumdk/lollypop && sudo dnf install lollypop

Remove App from Fedora 22:

sudo yum remove lollypop

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