How to install XiX Music Player in Ubuntu
To install XiX Music Player in Ubuntu 16.04
XiX is an open-source, lightweight music player that has support for most popular architectures. It support various formats of music files like, MP3, OGG, M4A, FLAC. It is used for creating playlists, reverse play, copy/delete/rename function, download podcasts, shuffle and repeat, etc. Installation of XiX Music player in Ubuntu is explained in this manual.
- The CD Covers / Artist Images can be loaded from LastFM
- Added COPYTO menu item option
- Provision to disable VU-Meter
- Supports interface to remove libraries
- Lyrics plugins can be Updated
- Auto Reconnect option for disconnected Radio-Stream
- Supports GTK2
To install XiX Player
Before installing the XiX music player, add the following repositories into it.
root@linuxhelp1:~# add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/apps This PPA Contains Applications for Ubuntu/Linux Mint from different sources but debianized by http://www.NoobsLab.com More info: https://launchpad.net/~noobslab/+archive/ubuntu/apps Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpzx5pf203/secring.gpg' created gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpzx5pf203/pubring.gpg' created gpg: requesting key F59EAE4D from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: /tmp/tmpzx5pf203/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created gpg: key F59EAE4D: public key "Launchpad PPA for NoobsLab" imported gpg: no ultimately trusted keys found gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1) OK
Update the newly added repository by using the following command.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get update -y Hit:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [94.5 kB] Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Get:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial InRelease [17.6 kB] Hit:5 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Get:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [6,956 B] Get:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [6,948 B] Get:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [3,780 B] Fetched 130 kB in 1s (93.3 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Now lets install the XiX media player with the help of the apt-get command.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get install xix-media-player-qt -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0 linux-headers-4.4.0-21 linux-headers-4.4.0-21-generic linux-image-4.4.0-21-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-21-generic Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following additional packages will be installed: libqt4-opengl libqt4pas5 libqtwebkit4 . . . Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Setting up libqt4-opengl:amd64 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-5ubuntu2) ... Setting up libqtwebkit4:amd64 (2.3.2-0ubuntu11) ... Setting up libqt4pas5:amd64 (2.5-15) ... Setting up xix-media-player-qt (0.97.1-svn~xenial~Noobslab.com) ... +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ |N o o b s L a b . c o m| +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ keep visit on www.NoobsLab.com Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...
In the dash board search for the XiX music player, and click on the icon to open it.
Next do the basic configuration for xix music player, Select your preferred language and click Next.
Now add the folders to the watch list and click next.
Now the xix-music player is ready to use.
For removing the xix-music-player, type the following command.
root@linuxhelp1:~# apt-get remove xix-media-player-qt -y Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: flac lame libpango1.0-0 libpangox-1.0-0 libqt4-opengl libqt4pas5 libqtwebkit4 linux-headers-4.4.0-21 linux-headers-4.4.0-21-generic linux-image-4.4.0-21-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-21-generic lsdvd Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them. The following packages will be REMOVED: xix-media-player-qt . . . Removing xix-media-player-qt (0.97.1-svn~xenial~Noobslab.com) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160701-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
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