Author Topic: Install Musicbee on Ubuntu (TUT)  (Read 62982 times)


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Please understand that MB wasn't made to run on *nix installations. Any help/support you get will be from other users who have struggled to get it working under that OS.

I suggest searching the forum for the various *nix threads. I don't know that you'll find you're answer, but you're responding to a six-plus year old thread.

Download the latest MusicBee v3.5 or 3.6 patch from here.
Unzip into your MusicBee directory and overwrite existing files.

The Wiki
Posting screenshots is here
Searching the forum with Google is  here

Al jaqrah

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Just wanted to post that MusicBee is hands down THE best choice for music collections.

Recently I abandoned Windows as my main os and moved to Ubuntu. I spent a lot time, basically 2 full days trying to get MusicBee running with Wine.  It was a huge pain and very frustrating.

I finally stumbled upon Crossover a frontend gui for Wine and some useful tips on there website.  After another day of fussing around and running down the proper .dlls, I did manage to get MusicBee up and running within a Crossover bottle.

It works pretty well including ripping cds.  Everynow and again its throws a weird error message but a small price to pay for having this function in linux.  Linux music players blow.  Clementine gets a D-