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Install Xnoise 0.2.0 lightweight Media Player for Ubuntu 12.04/11.10/11.04/10.10/Linux Mint

Xnoise, a lightweight music player with minimal interface has been updated bringing in many new features and fixes. Xnoise is written in Vala and supports video playback making it one stop media application.


  • MPRIS v1/v2 DBus interfaces
  • Notifications
  • Window title setting
  • Video support
  • Automatic album art fetching
  • 'Now playing' pane
  • Fast library (metadata) search
  • State restore
  • ID3 tag editing
  • Lyrics fetching
  • Can play any GStreamer media
  • Plugin Support
  • integration
  • Ubuntu Ayatana Soundmenu
  • Media key support
  • Lightweight and speedy
  • And more!

Changes in this Release:
  • added keybinding for increasing/decreasing playback volume
  • options to show track in file manager or trash it
  • new azlyrics plugin
  • refreshed Xnoise layout
  • merge cyclic-save-state plugin into Xnoise
  • support for dockable media sources (Categories: Playlists, Media Collection, Stores)
  • automatic thumbnail generation for videos
  • onboard dbus service (not bound to mpris)
  • redone application button for compact layout
  • added possibility to name streams on import
  • suport for tag embedded images
  • optimizations and bug fixes

To Install Xnoise Media Player on Ubuntu/Linux Mint Open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:
For other distro's check out site of Xnoise.