Whenever we say “music player”, there are a number of available options. In fact, the number is too large to even think of. A number of features like RSS feeds, online music service, podcast support, “intelligent” playlist etc. are some of the most common features that are extremely common. While they address the needs of many people, those who are not interested in those will find them irritating.
Are you looking for a solid, minimalistic music player for your Linux system? Here is Museeks – the ultimate minimalistic music player. Museeks is also available for other platforms like Windows and macOS, so if you’re from other platform, you can still enjoy the awesomeness of the player. No clutter, no complexity, no unnecessary distraction – only music.
Depending on your Linux distro, you have to run the following commands.
Museeks officially provides installable DEB package. They don’t provide any 3rd-party PPAs or repository. Run the following commands for downloading and installing the DEB package.
wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-amd64.deb OR wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-i386.deb cd ~/Downloads sudo dpkg -i museeks-*.deb
After installation is complete, run this command so that any missing dependencies will be present in your system.
sudo apt install -f OR sudo apt-get install -f
Museeks also provide an official RPM package. Get the RPM package –
wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-x86_64.rpm OR wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-i686.rpm
Install the RPM package –
# For Fedora sudo dnf install museeks-x86_64.rpm OR sudo dnf install museeks-i686.rpm # For openSUSE sudo zypper install museeks-x86_64.rpm OR sudo zypper install museeks-i686.rpm
- Generic instruction
For other Linux systems, Museeks provide an AppImage. This ensures that the program is available to all the Linux distros. Get the AppImage of Museeks –
wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-x86_64.AppImage OR wget https://github.com/KeitIG/museeks/releases/download/0.9.4/museeks-i386.AppImage
Mark the AppImage as executable –
sudo chmod +x museeks-x86_64.AppImage OR sudo chmod +x museeks-i386.AppImage
Move the AppImage to its dedicated folder –
mkdir -p ~/AppImages mv museeks-*.AppImage ~/AppImages cd ~/AppImages ./museeks-*.AppImage
Museeks is a great music player. For listening to your favorite music, you have to have them in your storage.