Gmusicbrowser 1.1.16 has been released! How to install on Ubuntu 20.04

Gmusicbrowser, an open source jukebox for large music collections, released version 1.1.16 a few days ago. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, and Linux Mint 20.

Gmusicbrowser 1.1.16 is the first release in over 5 years. And now it’s running on a GTK3 port.

The changes in version 1.1.16 are as follows:

  • Fixed an issue that didn’t work with perl> = 5.24
  • Add support for .opus files
  • Added option to simplify tree in folder pane
  • Added option to ignore articles when sorting
  • Add has_picture and has_lyrics optional fields
  • Add artist_has_picture and album_has_picture virtual fields
  • PictureBrowser: Add embedded image mode (+ all file modes)
  • PictureBrowser: Added “Reset view position when changing files” option
  • Add options to some fields to display the Find Same … songs menu item
  • Add support for mp2 extensions and change mp3 file types
  • Update AppStream metadata
  • Update the image source of the image finder plugin
  • Added to lyrics plugin
  • Various bug fixes and translation updates

How to install gmusicbrowser 1.1.16 on Ubuntu:

Software provides official .deb Binary package that can be downloaded from the link below:


Simply get the package and click Install from the Gdebi package installer or the Software Install context menu.

Install gmusicbrower from the official apt repository.

The software has official apt repositories for Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint based systems. You can add the repository, then install the software, and receive future package updates through the SoftwareUpdater utility.

1. Add the gmusicbrowserapt repository.

Run the command in the terminal to add the official repository.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb ./" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gmusicbrowser.list'

When prompted for sudo, enter your user password (without asterisk feedback) and press Enter.

Then use the command to download and install the key.

wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -

2. Update the package cache and install the software.

Run the command in the terminal to update the system package cache.

sudo apt update

And finally install with command:

sudo apt install gmusicbrowser

Uninstall gmusicbrowser.

To remove Music Collection Manager, open a terminal and run the command.

sudo apt remove --autoremove gmusicbrowser

To delete the apt repository[ソフトウェアとアップデート]->[その他のソフトウェア]Open a tab and delete the repository row.

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