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If you have Kubuntu, you're in luck! Amarok comes standard with Kubuntu, it's already installed!!!

Installing on other Ubuntu variants

To install on other Ubuntu variants, find Amarok in the Software Centre or use the following command:

sudo apt-get install amarok

Amarok 2.8

Packages for the release of Amarok 2.8 are available for Kubuntu 12.04 LTS, 13.04 and our Saucy development release. Run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Phonon Backends

VLC and GStreamer are all available as Phonon backends in Kubuntu. The GStreamer backend is installed by default. For more on Phonon, please see the page. If you want to try VLC you can install

VLC backend

sudo aptitude install phonon-backend-vlc

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