How to install Musique in Debian 8.3

To install Musique in Debian 8.3

Musique is an audio player with clean and innovative interface thus giving its listeners a clutter free Music experience. It supports almost all audio formats which includes FLAC, OGG Vorbis, Monkey’s Audio (APE), Musepack (MPC), WavPack (WV), True Audio (TTA), etc. The installation of Musique Player is simple and quite easy. We have already covered the installation of Musique Player on Ubuntu, this article explains its installation on Debian. 


Installing Musique

First, before installing Musique on your Debian machine, make sure you add the repo to it. Use the following command for the same purpose. 

root@linuxhelp:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb stable main contrib non-free
deb jessie main



Once it is done, update the machine by invoking the following command.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Hit jessie/updates InRelease
Ign jessie InRelease                                  
Hit jessie Release.gpg                                
Hit jessie Release                                
Hit jessie/updates/main Sources                     
Hit jessie-updates InRelease                             
Hit jessie/main amd64 Packages                        
Hit jessie/updates/contrib Sources                  
Ign stable InRelease                                     
Hit jessie/updates/main amd64 Packages              
Hit jessie/updates/contrib amd64 Packages           
Hit stable Release.gpg                                   
Hit jessie/main Translation-en                        
Hit jessie/updates/contrib Translation-en           
Hit stable Release                                       
Hit jessie/updates/main Translation-en              
Hit jessie-updates/main Sources          
Hit jessie-updates/contrib Sources
Get:1 jessie-updates/main amd64 Packages/DiffIndex [6,916 B]
Hit jessie-updates/contrib amd64 Packages
Hit jessie-updates/contrib Translation-en
Get:2 jessie-updates/main Translation-en/DiffIndex [2,704 B]
Hit stable/main amd64 Packages       
Hit stable/contrib amd64 Packages
Hit stable/non-free amd64 Packages
Hit stable/contrib Translation-en
Hit stable/main Translation-en
Hit stable/non-free Translation-en
Fetched 9,620 B in 40s (238 B/s)                                               
Reading package lists... Done

Now is the time to install the Musique. Perform the installation by using apt-get install.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install musique
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
Suggested packages:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libqt4-sql-sqlite musique
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 271 not upgraded.
Need to get 637 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,710 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 stable/main libqt4-sql-sqlite amd64 4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1 [62.5 kB]
Get:2 stable/main musique amd64 1.1-2.1 [574 kB]
Fetched 637 kB in 10s (62.6 kB/s)                                              
Selecting previously unselected package libqt4-sql-sqlite:amd64.
(Reading database ... 140549 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libqt4-sql-sqlite_4%3a4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libqt4-sql-sqlite:amd64 (4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1) ...
Selecting previously unselected package musique.
Preparing to unpack .../musique_1.1-2.1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking musique (1.1-2.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.58) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ( ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.13-1) ...
Setting up libqt4-sql-sqlite:amd64 (4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1) ...
Setting up musique (1.1-2.1) ...



Musique has been installed. Click on the activities and type Musique to open the application. 
Click the icon to open Musique. Enjoy playing your audio with Musique audio player. 
Musique audio player 

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