How To Install SMPlayer V18.5.0 on Ubuntu-18.04

To Install SMPlayer V18.5.0 on Ubuntu-18.04


SMPlayer is an open source and cross-platform media player used to play video and audio files. smplayer is written in C++ programming language and released under GNU GPL license. 


Installation

Add the repository of SMPlayer using PPA

root@linuxhelp:~# add-apt-repository ppa:rvm/smplayer-qt4
 This PPA contains packages compiled with Qt 4.

 More info: https://launchpad.net/~rvm/+archive/ubuntu/smplayer-qt4
Press [ENTER] to continue or Ctrl-c to cancel adding it.

gpg: keybox '/tmp/tmpu1392tcf/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: /tmp/tmpu1392tcf/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 8AD328D8A58BCAE3: public key "Launchpad PPA for rvm" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1
OK
Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer-qt4/ubuntu bionic InRelease [15.4 kB]             
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease                             
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease      
Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease                             
Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer-qt4/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages [892 B]        
Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer-qt4/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages [892 B]
Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer-qt4/ubuntu bionic/main Translation-en [528 B]
Fetched 17.7 kB in 2s (9,268 B/s)
Reading package lists... Done

Update the system repository

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/rvm/smplayer-qt4/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease               
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease        
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease       
Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

Install the SMPlayer application

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install smplayer -y
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done

The following additional packages will be installed:

  i965-va-driver liba52-0.7.4 libaacs0 libass9 libavcodec57 libavformat57 libavutil55 libbdplus0
  libbluray2 libbs2b0 libchromaprint1 libcrystalhd3 libdca0 libdirectfb-1.7-7 libdvdnav4
  libdvdread4 libenca0 libfaad2 libgif7 libgme0 libgsm1 libmad0 libmng2 libmpeg2-4
  libopenal-data libopenal1 libopenjp2-7 libopenmpt0 libpostproc54 libqt4-dbus
  libqt4-declarative libqt4-network libqt4-opengl libqt4-script libqt4-sql libqt4-sql-mysql
  libqt4-xml libqt4-xmlpatterns libqtcore4 libqtdbus4 libqtgui4 libqtwebkit4 libsdl1.2debian
  libshine3 libsnappy1v5 libsndio6.1 libsoxr0 libssh-gcrypt-4 libswresample2 libswscale4
  libva-drm2 libva-x11-2 libva2 libvdpau1 libvorbisidec1 libx264-152 libx265-146 libxvidcore4
  libzvbi-common libzvbi0 mesa-va-drivers mesa-vdpau-drivers mplayer qdbus qt-at-spi qtchooser
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Setting up libavformat57:amd64 (7:3.4.2-2) ...
Setting up mplayer (2:1.3.0-7build2) ...
Setting up libqt4-declarative:amd64 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libqtgui4:amd64 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1) ...
Setting up qt-at-spi:amd64 (0.4.0-8) ...
Setting up smplayer (18.5.0-1~bionic1) ...
Setting up libqt4-opengl:amd64 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-7ubuntu1) ...
Setting up smplayer-themes (1:17.3.0-1) ...
Setting up libqtwebkit4:amd64 (2.3.2-0ubuntu13) ...
Setting up smtube (18.3.0-1~bionic1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-0ubuntu2) ...


After the installation, you can access the application from the menu as follows.
menu

SMplayer application 
smplayer

Version of SMplayer 
smplayer_version

With this, the method to install SMPlayer V18.5.0 on Ubuntu-18.04 comes to an end.


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