How to install Foobnix on Linux mint 18.03

To install Foobnix on Linux mint 18.03
Foobnix is an open-source, multi-platform audio player for Linux, Windows, and Android, having all the features of a modern music player. In this article, we will see about the installation of foobnix music player in Linux Mint 18.03.


Download the foobnix Debian package by using wget command.

linuxhelp ~ # wget
--2018-09-08 06:45:07--
Resolving (,
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 303 See Other
Location: [following]
--2018-09-08 06:45:08--
Resolving (,
Connecting to (||:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 867778 (847K) [application/x-debian-package]
Saving to: ‘foobnix_3.1.01vivid1_amd64.deb’

foobnix_3.1.01vivid1_amd64.deb    100%[==========================================================>] 847.44K   715KB/s    in 1.2s    

2018-09-08 06:45:10 (715 KB/s) - ‘foobnix_3.1.01vivid1_amd64.deb’ saved [867778/867778]

Install the foobnix application by using the gdebi command.

linuxhelp ~ # gdebi foobnix_3.1.01vivid1_amd64.deb 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree        
Reading state information... Done
Reading state information... Done
Requires the installation of the following packages: python-mutagen python-simplejson 

Simple and Powerful music player for Linux
 All best features in one player. Foobnix small, fast, customizable, powerful
 music player with user-friendly interface.
Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:y
Get:1 xenial/universe amd64 python-mutagen all 1.31-1ubuntu1 [102 kB]                              
Get:2 xenial/main amd64 python-simplejson amd64 3.8.1-1ubuntu2 [60.4 kB]                           
(Reading database ... 225240 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack foobnix_3.1.01vivid1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking foobnix (3.1.01vivid1) ...
Setting up foobnix (3.1.01vivid1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22+linuxmint1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...

Once Installation is done you can access the application from the Menu as shown here

Foobnix audio player application.
With this, the method to install Foobnix on Linux mint 18.03 comes to an end.

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