Internet Radio Player Shortwave 1.0 Released (How to install)

Shortwave, the Internet Radio Player desktop application for Linux, has today released its first stable version 1.0. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 18.04 or later.

Short wave A new desktop radio app for Linux built with Rust. Provides access to a station database containing over 25,000 stations. function:

  • Create your own library to add your favorite stations
  • Find and discover new radio stations easily
  • Automatically recognize songs and save them individually
  • Responsive application layout, compatible with large and small screens
  • Play audio on supported network devices (like Google Chromecast)
  • Seamless integration into GNOME desktop environment
  • Import stations from Gradio.

How to install Shortwave on Ubuntu:

Starting with Ubuntu 18.04, you can easily install the Shortwave radio player via Flatpak from the flathub repository.

If you are installing the flatpak package on Ubuntu for the first time, perform the following steps to set up the flathub repository.

1.) Open a terminal from the system application menu or by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard. Once open, run the following command:

sudo apt install flatpak

2.) Add a flathub repository to host the flatpak package.

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

Next, install the Shortwave flatpak package using the command.

flatpak install flathub de.haeckerfelix.Shortwave

Once installed, launch the Internet Radio Player from the system application menu and enjoy!

(Optional) To remove Shortwave, simply run the command in Terminal:

flatpak uninstall de.haeckerfelix.Shortwave

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