Rhythmbox is an audio-playing application for Linux-based systems. It is free and open-source and it was launched back in 2001. Some Linux distributions have this application installed on them by default, however, you can always upgrade an already existing default version of Rhythmbox. Today, we will see how we can install this application on a Linux Mint 20 machine.
Installation Method of Rhythmbox on Linux Mint 20:
To install Rhythmbox on a Linux Mint 20 system, you can quickly perform the following steps on your system:
Step # 1: Updation of System before Installing Rhythmbox on it:
As we have repeatedly emphasized on this thing that you must update your system before installing any new program on it, we are going to do the same thing again with the help of the command shown below:
$ sudo apt update
By updating our Linux Mint 20 system, we have made it ready to install Rhythmbox on it.
Step # 2: Installation of Rhythmbox on Linux Mint 20:
For installing Rhythmbox on a Linux Mint 20 system, the following command is to be executed on its terminal:
$ sudo apt-get install rhythmbox
Executing this command will install the latest version of Rhythmbox on your Linux Mint 20 system.
Step # 3: Verification of Successful Rhythmbox Installation on Linux Mint 20:
Once the said program has been installed on your Linux system, you can verify it by checking its version in the manner shown below:
$ rhythmbox --version
The version of Rhythmbox currently installed on our Linux Mint 20 system is 3.4.4.
Step # 4: Launching Rhythmbox from the Terminal:
You can even launch the Rhythmbox application from your Linux Mint 20 terminal with the help of the following command:
The welcome interface of the Rhythmbox application is shown in the image below:
As a useful tip, we would like to share with you the command with which you can remove the Rhythmbox application from your Linux Mint 20 system. This command is as follows:
$ sudo apt remove rhythmbox
This article taught you a super quick method of installing the Rhythmbox audio playing application on a Linux Mint 20 system. This method can also be followed while using a Ubuntu 20.04 system. Moreover, you can even remove this application from your Linux system with the same level of convenience.
Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications including CCNA RS, SCP, and ACE. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various websites.