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Lollypop Music Player Installation in Linux

Lollypop Music Player is a free and open source Python / GTK+ based application where Python / GTK+ is made for the Gnome Desktop Environment. It is music player which is very easy to use and has an appealing interface.

It supports various music formats like MP3, MP4, FLAC, and OGG Vorbis audio files. Lollypop Music Player allows extremely easy browsing of the music files with a built in search system. You can find anything from any artists, including things like album covers and art. Oh and it also has a party-mode !

It compliments the Gnome Human Interface Guideline which ensures its smooth integration with the Gnome Desktop Environment.

Features in Lollypop

  • Lollypop is free to use, also it is open-source.
  • Supports multiple audio formats i.e play mp3/4, ogg and flac files.
  • Browse for tracks by Genre/Artist/Cover.
  • Allows syncing with your Android device via MTP.
  • Radio Support i.e listen to Last.fm and TuneIn.
  • You can scroll songs to Last.fm and Libre.fm.
  • Allows music streaming i.e listen to music from online web services.

Lollypop also has a party mode feature which will automatically select party-related playlists to play. A full-screen view lets you visually access the player from your couch.

Install Lollypop On Debian/Ubuntu:

To install Lollypop on Debian/Ubuntu systemsssh to your server with root user and run the following commands on the terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lollypop

You can disable Overlay Scrollbars for Ubuntu Unity by executing the below command on the terminal.

gsettings set com.canonical.desktop.interface scrollbar-mode normal

You can remove this installation from server or system by executing following command on the terminal.

sudo apt-get remove lollypop

Install Lollypop on Fedora 22 and derivative systems:

You can install Lollypop on Fedora 22 by running following commands on the terminal.

sudo yum install dnf-plugin-copr
sudo dnf copr enable gnumdk/lollypop
sudo dnf install lollypop

You can remove this app from Fedora 22 by running following command on the terminal.

sudo yum remove lollypop

Install Lollypop on OpenSUSE 13.2 and derivative systems:

You can install Lollypop on OpenSUSE 13.2 by running following commands on the terminal.

sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/gnumdk31/openSUSE_13.2/home:gnumdk31.repo -O /etc/zypp/repos.d/home:gnumdk31.repo
sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install lollypop

You can remove this app from OpenSUSE by running following command on the terminal.

sudo zypper remove lollypop

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