How to Install Clementine Music Player

Three Methods:WindowsMac OS XUbuntu

Clementine is a cross-platform Music Player available for Windows, Mac OS X and Ubuntu. These steps will explain how to install it on these three different platforms.

Method 1
Windows

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    Visit the official website of the Clementine Music Player.
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    Click on the download button on the main page. The package should start downloading. Wait for it to complete and proceed to the next step.
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    Run the Setup Wizard. If you are prompted to allow the program to run, click yes.
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    After the Setup Wizard initializes, click on the button labeled 'Next'.
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    Choose the installation folder. If you want to let it install to the default folder, click next. Otherwise, click Browse and choose a folder. You can also directly specify the path name.
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    Click on 'Install'. Clementine should begin installing to the folder you selected. Wait for the installation to complete.
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    Click on 'Finish'. Clementine is now successfully installed!

Method 2
Mac OS X

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    Then type ls in the terminal.
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    Mount the package to your file system by typing (or copy/pasting): hdiutil attach clementine-1.2.2.dmg into the terminal.
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    Install the package: sudo installer -pkg /Volumes/Clementine-1.2.2/clementine-1.2.2.pkg -target /usr/local/
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    Now that it's installed, unmount the .dmg image: hdiutil detach /Volumes/Clementine-1.2.2/
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    Log out and back in from your current Terminal session to update the path. After that, you can use your application.

Method 3
Ubuntu

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Sub-Method 1 of 2: Using Terminal

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    Open a Terminal Window.
    This is usually done by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T.
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    Type or copy/paste into the terminal:
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:me-davidsansome/clementine
    • You might have to enter your password.
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    Update the software:
    Type or copy/paste sudo apt-get update into the terminal, then hit Enter.
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    Install the software. Type or copy/paste sudo apt-get install clementine into the terminal.
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    And you're done. You can open Clementine by typing clementine in the terminal, or by searching for it in the dashboard.

Sub-Method 2 of 2: Using Ubuntu Software Center

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    Open Ubuntu Software Center. Go to Dashboard and search for, then click on, Ubuntu software center.
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    Search for Clementine. Type clementine in the top right search bar.
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    Select the program.
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    Click on the Install button.
    • Enter your password, should you be prompted.

Tips

  • In case you want to uninstall Clementine from Windows, Clementine's uninstaller can be found in its installation folder.
  • Closing all other programs before running the Setup Wizard can help prevent errors.
  • It is a good idea to reboot your system after installing Clementine.

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Categories: Portable Media Players