In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Qmmp on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Qmmp a.k.a Qt-based Multimedia Player is an open-source audio player. It is written in Qt and C++ and gives you the same look and feel as Winamp. Qmmp has many features, including support for popular audio formats, themes, equalizer presets, and many more.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Qmmp audio player on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Qmmp on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2
Step 2. Installing Qmmp on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Qmmp is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the PPA repository by Ilya Kotov to your Ubuntu system:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:forkotov02/ppa
After the repository is enabled, now install the latest stable version Qmmp using the below command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install qmmp-qt6 qmmp-plugin-pack-qt6
Step 3. Accessing Qmmp on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Qmmp or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Qmmp. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Qmmp multimedia player on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Qmmp website.