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Amarok can be installed by installing the amarok package. For example, using apt-get:
 
Amarok can be installed by installing the amarok package. For example, using apt-get:
apt-get install amarok
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# apt-get install amarok
  
 
'''Amarok versions currently in Debian'''
 
'''Amarok versions currently in Debian'''
* The version in [http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/ wheezy (currently stable)] is [http://packages.debian.org/stable/amarok 2.5.90-75-g47e75df (post 2.6-beta1 snapshot)] at the moment.
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* The version in [http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/ wheezy (currently stable)] is and always will be [http://packages.debian.org/stable/amarok 2.5.90-75-g47e75df (post 2.6-beta1 snapshot)].
 
* The version in [http://wiki.debian.org/Backports wheezy-backports] is [http://packages.debian.org/wheezy-backports/sound/amarok 2.6.0] at the moment.
 
* The version in [http://wiki.debian.org/Backports wheezy-backports] is [http://packages.debian.org/wheezy-backports/sound/amarok 2.6.0] at the moment.
* The version in [http://www.debian.org/releases/unstable/ sid (unstable)] is [http://packages.debian.org/unstable/amarok 2.6.0] at the moment.
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* The version in [http://www.debian.org/releases/testing/ testing (jessie)] is [http://packages.debian.org/testing/amarok 2.7.1] at the moment.
* The version in [http://wiki.debian.org/DebianExperimental experimental] is [http://packages.debian.org/experimental/amarok 2.7.0] at the moment.
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* The version in [http://www.debian.org/releases/unstable/ sid (unstable)] is [http://packages.debian.org/unstable/amarok 2.8.0] at the moment.
  
 
==Phonon Backends==
 
==Phonon Backends==
  
Amarok plays media via [http://phonon.kde.org/ Phonon multimedia framework]. You can choose either [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-vlc VLC] (recommended) or [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-gstreamer GStreamer] Phonon backend.
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Amarok plays media via the [http://phonon.kde.org/ Phonon multimedia framework]. You can choose either [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-vlc VLC] (recommended) or [http://packages.debian.org/stable/phonon-backend-gstreamer GStreamer] Phonon backend.
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'''GStreamer'''
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apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer
  
 
'''VLC'''
 
'''VLC'''
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  apt-get install phonon-backend-vlc
 
  apt-get install phonon-backend-vlc
  
'''GStreamer'''
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Please note that some Amarok features might not be available with this backend. See ''/usr/share/doc/amarok/README.Debian'' (2.8.0-1 or later) for details.
 
 
apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer
 
  
 
'''Xine (Debian oldstable only, deprecated in later versions)'''
 
'''Xine (Debian oldstable only, deprecated in later versions)'''

Latest revision as of 05:25, 19 August 2013

Installing Amarok

Amarok can be installed by installing the amarok package. For example, using apt-get:

  1. apt-get install amarok

Amarok versions currently in Debian

Phonon Backends

Amarok plays media via the Phonon multimedia framework. You can choose either VLC (recommended) or GStreamer Phonon backend.

GStreamer

apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer

VLC

apt-get install phonon-backend-vlc

Please note that some Amarok features might not be available with this backend. See /usr/share/doc/amarok/README.Debian (2.8.0-1 or later) for details.

Xine (Debian oldstable only, deprecated in later versions)

apt-get install phonon-backend-xine

For more on Phonon, see the Phonon page.


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