Thursday, April 28, 2022

Install Lollypop 0.9.99 on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 Derivative System

Lollypop is a completely free and open source and freely distributed graphical application implemented in Python/GTK+ for the GNOME desktop environment, designed from the offset to act as a simple and intuitive music player software.

Features at a glance

Key features include support for reading MP3, MP4, FLAC and OGG Vorbis audio files, support for browsing album covers, artists and music genre, built-in search, party mode, album art downloader, ReplayGain support, context artist view, as well as support for queuing songs.

Its graphical user interface is modern, easy to use, intuitive and follows the GNOME HIG (Human Interface Guidelines) specifications, which means that it integrates perfectly into the GNOME 3 desktop environment.

What News on Version 0.9.99 :

  • Add support for artist artwork
  • Boost performance (one more time)
  • Bugfixes in collection scanner

Install Lollypop 0.9.99 on Ubuntu or Linux Mint via PPA

To Install/Update Lollypop 0.9.99 on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus, Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 vivid Vervet, ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr (LTS), Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.04, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Linux Lite 2.2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems via PPA, open a new Terminal window and bash (get it?) in the following commands:

First, Install python 3 for Support :   
sudo apt-get install python3

Added PPA :  
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnumdk/lollypop  
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lollypop 

How to Building from git
$ git clone
$ cd lollypop
$ ./
$ make
# make install

In case you want the integration with to work you need to install pylast

# apt-get install python3-pip
# pip3 install pylast 

How to Install Lollypop 0.9.x On Debian 8 (Jessie) :
$ git clone
$ cd lollypop
# apt-get install autoconf libglib2.0-dev intltool yelp-tools libgirepository1.0-dev libgtk-3-dev
$ ./
$ make
# make install

Instead of make install you might want to use checkinstall
# apt-get install checkinstall
# checkinstall

This will allow you to uninstall Lollypop as a package, for example with apt-get uninstall lollypop.
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