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guayadeque music player 0.3.5

Guayadeque is a fully featured Linux music player that comes with smart / dynamic playlists, iPod and portable device support, automatically downloads album covers, lets you play and record shoutcast radios,  Mpris v2 support and many more interesting features.

Guayadeque 0.3.5 has been released recently with some new features, like:
  • Multiple collections: you can define as many collections as you want
  • CUE support
  • Album browser zoon mode that allows to view and select tracks
  • All playlists, except sorted dynamic playlists, can be sorted using column headers
  • Change language via Preferences > General
  • Load defaults in shortcuts preferences
  • Bug fixes

There aren't many new features, but they've required a lot of work, especially the new multiple collections. With the introduction of this feature, the user interface was changed and there are now four view buttons which you can use to change between Library view, Album Browser, Tree view and Playlists.

You can use the new collections feature to create a separate audiobooks collection for instance, or define different collections for music stored in different places, etc.

To create a new collection, select Source > New collection, then enter a new collection name on the left and add some folders:

guayadeque collections

The new collections will then be displayed up under "Sources" and you can select to show them or not, among others:

guayadeque collections

And here's the new album browser zoom mode that lets you view and select tracks:

guayadeque album browser zoom


Install Guayadeque


To install the latest stable Guayadeque in Ubuntu, use the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:anonbeat/guayadeque
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install guayadeque

If you prefer to use the latest Guayadeque from SVN, install "guayadeque-svn" instead (it's available in the same PPA).

Arch Linux users can install the latest Guayadeque via AUR.

For other Linux distributions, check out the Guayadeque installation page.


Thanks to Alejandro Tamalet for the tip and info!
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