Howto install amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu Jaunty

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Some users are not happy with amarok 2 and they want to install amarok 1.4.This tutorial will help them to install amarok1.4 version.

First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the following lines

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bogdanb/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bogdanb/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

Save and exit the file

Add GPG key using the following command

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xb9f1c432ae74ae63

Update source list using the following command

sudo apt-get update

Now if you have amarok 2 remove using the following command

sudo apt-get remove amarok

Install amarok 1.4 using the following command

sudo apt-get install amarok14

That's it now you have installed amarok 1.4

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24 thoughts on “Howto install amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu Jaunty

  1. The GPG Key part code seems to be not properly formatted..

    sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0×1d7e9dd033e89ba781e32a24b9f1c432ae74ae63

    Can you please tell us the correct Code one or the GUI Alternative…

    Thanks,
    @rungss on Twitter

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  2. This one appears to work:

    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xb9f1c432ae74ae63

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  3. Edit:

    actually just copy this part:

    —–BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK—–
    Version: SKS 1.0.10

    mI0ESZG9dwEEAM5SRxksQzjok7uw93gEWMGT+89fLoKA5ij0FCn9mmMhJAgJeh3LTO6W9B9J
    9wQNUPp+vzuP1Nib+/ZuiC8eB5J73ITdm/7o+zXwuX/KEeGBkvlb9/IeS4X3Sy4p5dWResuP
    ZIP/VFrC/lMIO4J6/3IJld3jv8eQXm4q1DDY4PtNABEBAAG0IExhdW5jaHBhZCBQUEEgZm9y
    IEJvZ2RhbiBCdXRuYXJ1iLYEEwECACAFAkmRvXcCGwMGCwkIBwMCBBUCCAMEFgIDAQIeAQIX
    gAAKCRC58cQyrnSuY5g0A/9a/9Xds26+egxE+7j4e5ycRjgpSXe4oABBAqQ+SuMxr+OcCb8i
    NRtJzUuxn4uGigc10DDinqfZlFhl13iLdQmypEPXVzeUIbvS/STHJKU/gu1Il4IRX+3FDDsG
    WPgh0PQaCjXdCsMd9oka+4lgW95qKsOTihoLwvvx+ozAozAG0g==
    =j5d9
    —–END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK—–

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  4. Hi guys…

    Thanks for the Responses…

    As mentioned by Jeffrey the following worked for me..
    sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xb9f1c432ae74ae63

    Check at the pastebin to avoid any error…
    http://pastebin.com/m24423ca

    Also, Its strange I was able to install amarok14 without the Authentication…

    Wondering is that a different package that was installed in my machine…

    How do I verify??

    Thanks again guys…
    ubuntugeek just Rocks…
    The most Trusted one…
    If your Search Query for a Problem in Ubuntu returns a result from ubuntugeek.org you know that you have found the Solution…

    Cheers,
    Bijay
    @rungss on Twitter

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  5. Cool. Thanks for sharing. I couldn’t get the new amerok to work, but 1.4 works like a charm.

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  6. Thank you so much! Amarok 2 has done nothing but give me problems and made me wish for dropped features, but now I have my old Amarok back! Thanks!

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  7. Fantastic, it worked for me. Thank you very much.
    I have stopped playing music in my Ubuntu machine because I couldn’t deal with the interface of Amarok 2. It was just

    How did it happen that such a good program did so badly on its big upgrade?

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  8. Hi! Everything works fine, but some time ago my Amarok stopped playing mp3 files… I do not know what’s the problem.

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  9. Beautiful!!! I loved Amarok, but they just killed the poor thing (bloated to death) in version 2. I’ve been using Rhythmbox and suffering through it’s podcast problems … it will be so nice to have a working, full-featured (podcasts, music library, etc) music player again.

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  10. Thanks man!!! this worked like a charm^_^
    @ Pete Nelson – rythmbox is a real pain in the ass… i actually started coding my personal media player, now that amarok is baq i can rest a bit and think bout nice features for it

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  11. Now, if someone could come up with a way for Amarok 1.4 Handbook to be accessible from the F1 key or the Help menu while running in Gnome. Better yet, how about a version of Amarok that is ported to Gnome and uses the Gnome “Yelp” help browser? I’ve tried various media players available for Linux and they all fall short of Winamp 2.78 on Windows, and that program was released about 10 years ago! Pathetic.

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  12. Thaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you are my personal hero now XD

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