Amarok can be installed by installing the amarok package. For example, using apt-get:
- apt-get install amarok
Amarok versions currently in Debian
- The version in wheezy (currently stable) is and always will be 2.5.90-75-g47e75df (post 2.6-beta1 snapshot).
- The version in wheezy-backports is 2.6.0 at the moment.
- The version in testing (jessie) is 2.7.1 at the moment.
- The version in sid (unstable) is 2.8.0 at the moment.
apt-get install phonon-backend-gstreamer
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.