Index → 8tracks script 5.3

Install 8tracks

You can install 8tracks easily with KDE Discover (KDE Plasma Workstation) or GNOME Software (GNOME Workstation). Alternatively, you can install 8tracks from command-line.

KDE Plasma Workstation

  1. Install Flatpak and add Nuvola Apps repository.
  2. In order to install 8tracks with KDE Discover, launch KDE Discover, search for 8tracks and finally click the Install button.

  3. Then log out and log in back to let your desktop environment (e.g., KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell) find out that a new application has been installed. Otherwise, you may see mismatched application icons and other funny bugs.

GNOME Workstation

  1. Install Flatpak and add Nuvola Apps repository.
  2. In order to install 8tracks with GNOME Software, launch GNOME Software, search for 8tracks and finally click the Install button.

  3. Then log out and log in back to let your desktop environment (e.g., KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell) find out that a new application has been installed. Otherwise, you may see mismatched application icons and other funny bugs.

From Terminal

  1. Install Flatpak and add Nuvola Apps repository.
  2. Launch a Linux terminal emulator and run the following command to install this package:
    flatpak install nuvola eu.tiliado.NuvolaApp8tracks

  3. Then log out and log in back to let your desktop environment (e.g., KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell) find out that a new application has been installed. Otherwise, you may see mismatched application icons and other funny bugs.

Launch 8tracks

  • You should be able to find 8tracks in a list of installed applications. If not, you may have forgotten to log out and log in and your desktop environment (e.g., KDE Plasma, GNOME Shell) has not find out yet that a new application has been installed.
  • Alternatively, you can launch 8tracks from a terminal:
    flatpak run eu.tiliado.NuvolaApp8tracks

Troubleshooting

It may sometimes happen that GNOME Platform flatpak is not installed automatically although it should have been. You need to install it manually then.

  • Command: flatpak run eu.tiliado.NuvolaApp8tracks
  • Error message: error: runtime/org.gnome.Platform/x86_64/3.30 not installed
  • Solution: flatpak install flathub org.gnome.Platform/x86_64/3.30