How to install Harmony Music Player on Ubuntu 17.04

To install Harmony Music Player on Ubuntu 17.04

Harmony Music Player is a plugin based music player with easy to use User Interface (UI) along with cloud compatibility. The plugins are available for most of the top cloud based music streaming services such as Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play Music, Hype Machine, Deezer, as well as support for local files. This tutorial covers the installation procedure of Harmony Music player on Ubuntu 17.04. 

 

Installation procedure

To proceed with the installation procedure, install the gdebi installer to install harmony's debian file. Run the following command to install the gdebi installer

root@linuxhelp1:~#  apt-get install gdebi
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
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Setting up gdebi (0.9.5.7+nmu1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.24-9ubuntu2) ...


The gdebi installer is downloaded. Next download the Harmony Music Player by running the wget command followed by the download link. 

root@linuxhelp1:~# wget https://github.com/vincelwt/harmony/releases/download/v0.6.0/harmony-0.6.0-x64.deb
--2017-09-08 17:13:46--  https://github.com/vincelwt/harmony/releases/download/v0.6.0/harmony-0.6.0-x64.deb
Resolving github.com (github.com)... 192.30.255.112, 192.30.255.113
Connecting to github.com (github.com)|192.30.255.112|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
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harmony-0.6.0-x64.d 100%[===================>]  34.94M   610KB/s    in 61s     

2017-09-08 17:14:50 (586 KB/s) - ‘harmony-0.6.0-x64.deb’ saved [36633036/36633036]

The package has been downloaded. Now install the Harmony Music Player by executing the following command. 

root@linuxhelp1:~# gdebi harmony-0.6.0-x64.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree        
Reading state information... Done
Reading state information... Done
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Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-1) ...

The Harmony music player has been installed. Now switch over to the Ubuntu dashboard and type harmony. Click on the icon to run the application. 
ubuntu dashboard

The harmony music player is running successfully. It contains a list of music players such as Deezer, Play Music, Last.fm, Local tracks and SoundCloud. 
harmony

Choose the plugins and select the song to be played in Harmony music player. 

plugin

The installation procedure of Harmony music player on Ubuntu 17.04 is done without any glitches. 


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