How-To Compile Amarok 1.4.10 in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

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This tutorial will explain How-To Compile Amarok 1.4.10 in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)>Some users still would like to use amarok 1.4.10.
Preparing your system

First you need to install following packages from your terminal

sudo apt-get install libgpod-common libgpod-dev libgpod4 kdelibs4-dev libxine-dev libdbus-qt-1-dev libtag1-dev libsqlite3-dev libtunepimp-dev libmysqlclient15-dev libpq-dev libvisual-0.4-dev libsdl1.2-dev libifp-dev libxine1 libxine1-ffmpeg build-essential checkinstall

Download amarok  source

cd ~/Downloads


tar -xvf amarok-1.4.10.tar.bz2

cd amarok-1.4.10

Patchs to Fix The Code (fix for GCC, Cover Manager and Wikipedia lookup)

wget -O amarok-1.4.10-gcc44.patch

patch -p1 < amarok-1.4.10-gcc44.patch

wget -O amarok-1.4.10-covermanager-fix.patch

patch -p1 < amarok-1.4.10-covermanager-fix.patch

wget -O amarok-1.4.10-wikipedia.patch

patch -p1 < amarok-1.4.10-wikipedia.patch

Compile & Install Amarok 1.4.10

./configure --without-arts


sudo make install

Restore Original Appication Icons

cd ~/Downloads

wget -O amarok.icons.__usr.share.icons__.tar.gz

sudo cp ~/Downloads/amarok.icons.__usr.share.icons__.tar.gz /usr/share/icons

cd /usr/share/icons

sudo tar zxvf amarok.icons.__usr.share.icons__.tar.gz

That's it and you are ready to launch amarok application

Source from here

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4 thoughts on “How-To Compile Amarok 1.4.10 in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

  1. why not just use clementine its written in qt4 and is supposed to be an amarok 1.4 replacement

  2. I’m still just using Amarok14 from the ppa:bogdanb list.

    1) Run
    add-apt-repository ppa:bogdanb/ppa
    2) Open “/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bogdanb-ppa-lucid.list” and change “lucid” to “karmic”

    Hopefully amarok2 is getting better. I’m ready to switch soon. About to test it myself actually.

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