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Museeks – Minimalistic Music Player for Linux

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.

Getting Museeks

Depending on your Linux distro, you have to run the following commands.

  • Ubuntu/Debian

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
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
sudo apt-get install -f

  • Fedora/OpenSUSE

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
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
sudo dnf install  museeks-i686.rpm

# For openSUSE
sudo zypper install museeks-x86_64.rpm
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
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
sudo chmod +x museeks-i386.AppImage

Move the AppImage to its dedicated folder –

mkdir -p ~/AppImages
mv museeks-*.AppImage ~/AppImages

cd ~/AppImages

Using Museeks

Museeks is a great music player. For listening to your favorite music, you have to have them in your storage.

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